Agribusiness Management Associates


Our Journey

Established in 2003 as a specialized agricultural consultancy by Ugandan Economists and Agronomists with years of prior commercial, government extension, and donor project experience, AMA has delivered its training, technical and analytical support services within Uganda, and across East Africa, to thousands of smallholder farmers and dozens of agribusinesses.

AMA clients are donor funded programs and practitioners, government ministries, and commercial companies, including USAID, DANIDA, World Bank, European Union, COLEACP, DFID, the FAO, Farm Africa, IFDC, Heifer International, Swisscontact, DAI, Technoserve, Coca-Cola.

The company leads both short and intermediate-term assignments, and typically subcontracts on multi-year projects.

For example, such consultants have individually carried out consultancies for GIZ/AGRUFIN Project and conducted training of three FI partners (Finance Trust Bank, Housing Finance Bank, Tropical Bank, and PBU) in Uganda, Kenya, and Rwanda.


Driving economic growth and equity on the African continent through climate-smart agriculture.


To be a premier African-owned and operated agricultural consultancy that consistently delivers results for our clients.


AMA is led by Managing Director Umran Kaggwa and executive agronomists Luseesa David and Lawrence Mayanja, with other AMA staff and associates possessing in-depth knowledge of multiple products, commercial markets, water resource management, and climate change mitigation. Value-chain expertise includes:

  • Vanilla and other spices
  • Mango
  • Pineapple
  • Passion fruit
  • Hot peppers
  • Mushrooms
  • Cashew nuts
  • Bananas
  • Beans
  • Maize
  • Aquaculture
  • Dairy
  • Rice
  • Coffee


We provide the perfect service for you.

Research and Analysis

Market and value-chain assessments for a wide range of fruits and vegetables; vanilla and other spices; maize, rice and other grains; and the aquaculture and dairy sectors.

Capacity Development

Improving performance in extension, supply chain management, agribusiness operations, and adherence to food standards.

Training and Technical Assistance

Transfer of good agricultural practices in production, postharvest handling, and processing through workshops and in-field demonstrations.


A team of dedicated experienced professionals.

Umran Kaggwa

Managing Director

Lusesa David

Senior Agronomist and Horticulture Expert

Lawrence Mayanja

Senior Agronomist and Horticulture

Harriet Nsubuga

Marketing Specialist

Asaph Besigye

Associate Finance Specialist