The Vegetable oilseed sector is one of the commodities earmarked by Government of Uganda as strategic commodity that has the potential for import substitution
Uganda Oil Seed Producers and Processors Association (UOSPA) is an umbrella association of oilseed crop producers (farming communities), oilseed crop processors and other oilseed crop stakeholders, including policy makers, traders, researchers and consumers of oilseed products. Its current membership stands at 65 small and medium milling industries country wide and 947 farmer groups comprising of 47,350 benefiting farmers
It is registered by Registrar of companies on 8th April, 1994 as a
Company Limited by Guarantee first with the name as Uganda oilseed Processors Association then amended on 14th November 2000 as Uganda Oilseed Producers and Processors Association to accommodate wider actors in the oilseed crop sector. The registration certificate number is 27258.