Dr. Emma Naluyima Advocates for Farming Standards to Supply Uganda’s Oil and Gas Industry

As Uganda’s oil and gas sector continues to expand, there is a growing demand for local suppliers to meet the needs of this burgeoning industry. Dr. Emma Naluyima, a prominent Ugandan veterinarian, urban farmer, and educator, has emerged as a leading voice in advocating for the implementation of farming standards to ensure that local agricultural producers can effectively supply the oil and gas sector. With her diverse background in veterinary medicine, urban farming, and education, Dr. Naluyima brings a unique perspective to the discussion surrounding agricultural practices in Uganda. Her experience working closely with both animals and crops has provided her with valuable insights into the challenges and opportunities facing the agricultural sector in the country. In a recent talk, Dr. Naluyima emphasized the importance of adopting the right farming standards to meet the stringent requirements of the oil and gas industry. She highlighted the need for farmers to adhere to internationally recognized quality standards to ensure the safety and reliability of agricultural products supplied to oil and gas companies. One of the key points raised by Dr. Naluyima was the significance of sustainable farming practices in meeting the long-term needs of the oil and gas industry. She stressed the importance of environmentally friendly farming methods that minimize the use of chemicals and promote soil health and biodiversity. By implementing sustainable practices, farmers can not only meet the immediate demands of the oil and gas sector but also ensure the continued viability of their operations for future generations. Furthermore, Dr. Naluyima emphasized the need for collaboration between farmers, government agencies, and industry stakeholders to establish and enforce farming standards effectively. She highlighted the importance of training and capacity building initiatives to equip farmers with the necessary skills and knowledge to meet the requirements of the oil and gas industry. Dr. Naluyima’s advocacy for farming standards has gained traction among policymakers, industry leaders, and farmers alike. Her efforts have sparked important discussions about the role of agriculture in supporting Uganda’s growing oil and gas sector and the importance of ensuring that local producers are equipped to meet the industry’s needs.