Training in Farming as a business by the URDT Institute

The URDT Institute has developed courses for farmers, youth, women, artisan and staff of development agents

These include;

  • Rural farming for business
    Aim: To support peasant farmers and youth to establish a farm enterprise. The course is for farmers and youth who dropped out of school. Its goal is to create a critical mass of rural entrepreneurs who contribute significantly to rural economy, have integrity and the capacity to improve their own situation, create their own jobs. practice good citizenship and are food secure.


  • Sustainable agriculture and Farmers’ institutions development
    Aim: To establish farm entrepreneurs and farmers’ cooperates and link them to regional markets and international Fare Trade arrangements.URDT uses its 50 acre demonstration farm and the model farms of its students to train both male and female farmers in a holistic view on farming.This includes sessions on high value cash crops, sustainable agricultural, nutrient agriculture, appropriate technologies, entrepreneurship, farming as business, family cooperation, food security, environmental management, value addition, organic farming, storage and marketing. See also mini-estate project


  • Appropriate technologies
    Aim: To equip the youth and women with skills and marketing strategies to develop and distribute rural technologies especially those that deal with climate change. The course content includes: gender and technology, food security, simple irrigation systems, water harvesting solar electricity, fruit solar dryers; food processing and construction of charcoal fridges.

URDT extends Cervical Cancer
Screening services to the called hard
to reach areas in Kagadi District
Ndaiga Sub County.

URDT held a board of
directors and senior management
retreat from 6th – 7th/Feb/2019.

URDT-ARU holds a staff
conference with the aim of
orienting staff on the core
principles of the organization

URDT institute graduates are
championing entrepreneurship in
the communities

Graduates urged to seek
self-employment during
the African Rural University
4th Graduation ceremony

African rural university
Students clean Kagadi town
streets and market in a move
to keep the Town Council clean

Robert Fritz
Trains Over 200 URDT Staff and
Community Leaders on Visionary
Leadership at URDT

URDT Cervical Cancer project Launched
in Kagadi on the 26th January 2018 at URDT

The government of Uganda praises URDT
for transforming the youth and the country

H.E president Yoweri Kaguta Museveni
Commissioned the Kagadi Kibaale Media House
On 13th November 2015, at URDT campus

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Upcoming Major Events

  • Launch of the Uganda Project Documentary at Cinemax Acacia Avenue on 28th march 2019
  • Installation and launch of KKC TV at the media house.

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URDT and ARU Management has held its Staff Conference for 2019
URDT Institute Students during their Welding classes
Institute Hands on
Institute Hands on
View of URDT Campus
Our Campus
Our Campus
Cervical cancer project
Training Cervical cancer nurses
Training Cervical cancer nurses
pupils in their farms
Pupil Managed School Farm
Pupil Managed School Farm
URDT embraces culture
Cultural Asset center
Cultural Asset center
KKCR Acts as a forum for participation and information sharing for rural transformation
Information Sharing by KKC Radio
Information Sharing by KKC Radio
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