Uganda Investment Authority (UIA) is profiling businesses to join the national SME (Small and Medium Enterprise) database. The profiling will provide SMEs with an opportunity to interact with development partners and access markets. Currently, UIA has profiled over 750,000 businesses since the exercise started in November 2020.


How will the SMEs benefit? 

  • Linkages to global and rewarding markets.
  • Access to suppliers and buyers portal.
  • Comparison and benchmarking opportunities.
  • Access to business capacity development training.

Uganda Investment Authority is a semi-autonomous government agency that drives national economic growth and development in partnership with the private sector. UIA mainly markets investment opportunities, ensures local and foreign investors have access to information to make more informed business decisions and offers business support, advisory and advocacy services.

The SME Division (SMED) of Uganda Investment Authority supports and facilitates domestic enterprises’ sustainable development.


How does my business get profiled?

  • You must complete and submit the online profiling form with your business information.
  •  The profiling form is available here. 

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