Dairy Development Department Registers dairy farmer’s groups, supports dairy farmer’s marketing organizations and dairy development activities such as dairy extension, dairy breeding research, dairy training, dairy products development and general market promotion including promotion of export, then coordinates all dairy processing and marketing, promotional activities such as seminars, trade fairs and workshops and acts as an arbitrator in any conflict between companies and processors. It’s also responsible for pooling dairy processing and marketing data.


The Regulatory Services Department responsible for registering and licensing milk processors and traders; advising Government on milk standards in liaison with the Uganda National Bureau of Standards (UNBS); and, controlling and regulating dairy and dairy related import and export activities in conformity with the External Trade Act but without violating the Animal Disease Act. It Inspects raw-milk traders, transporters, processors, importers and exporters of milk and milk products, input suppliers and equipment, issues certificates to ensure compliance , sets and monitors quality standards.


Finance and Administration services supports initiatives to collect revenues which maintain high standards of services such as, development of technology based dairy practices, enforcement of dairy standards and guidelines, capacity building and improving supervisory systems.

Dairy Development Authority

Head Office

Dairy Development Authority

P. O. Box 34006 Kampala,
Plot 1 Kafu Road Nakasero, Kampala Uganda

Tel: (256) 414-343901/3
Fax: (256) 414-250270

Analytical Labaratory

National Dairy Laboratory

Dairy House,
UMA Show Grounds
Lugogo - Kampala
Tel: +256 414696145

Dairy School
Entebbe Dairy Training