Uganda: Invest in Growing Watermelon


There is a growing market for fruits such as watermelon country wide especially in urban areas. Water melons can be supplied to fruit vendors, markets, hotels, supermarkets and canteens.

According to Uganda Investment Authority (UIA), production of water melons on a large scale not only brings huge profits but also creates jobs.

According to Ms Sheila Mugyenzi, the deputy director communications and corporate affairs, shares: “It requires one to have at least two acres of land each at an estimated $1,000 (Shs3.6 millon).”