Stanbic Business Incubator Limited (SBIL) and The Federation of Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises-Uganda (FSME-Uganda) have entered into a partnership to facilitate SME participation in the Oil and Gas sector. Launched 14 April, the partnership will focus on capacity building and training on national content and other key topics to equip SMEs with the knowledge they need to take advantage of the many emerging opportunities in the sector. The partners will also work together to facilitate information sharing with interested businesses and provide advisory services related to access to finance.

According to Mr. Tony Otoa, Chief Executive of SBIL, and Mr. John Kakungulu Walugembe, Executive Director of FSME, the partnership will enable FSME’s members across the country to tap into the experience both organizations have in the Oil and Gas industry and increase SMEs’ opportunities to engage in different components of the value chain.

The initial activities for FMSE-Uganda will include; MSME mapping, recruitment Startups, and sharing information on business opportunities. While SBIL will focus on resource mobilization to facilitate incubation activities, provision of specialized expert training and network. FSME-Uganda members will be given priority to participate in the planned activities.

SMEs interested in participating in the Oil and Gas sector can reach out to; 


Stanbic Business Incubator Limited.

The Stanbic Business Incubator Limited (SBIL) is a private company duly incorporated under the Laws of the Republic of Uganda. The Incubator started in 2018 as an initiative of Stanbic Bank to support and nurture SMEs to prepare for and harness business and growth opportunities. For more information, email:


The Federation of Small and Medium Enterprise- Uganda. 

The Federation of Small and Medium Enterprises-Uganda (FSME) is a not-for-profit membership association for Small and Medium Enterprises in Uganda registered as a company limited by guarantee in 2017. FSME plays a pivotal role in creating a robust and conducive business environment for small and medium businesses in Uganda. For more information, email: