Excel Hort Consult Agribusiness Incubator [EHCAI]


Welcome to EHCAI

Excel Hort Consult Agribusiness Incubator [EHCAI] is an Agribusiness Incubation and Innovation Hub that was established in 1999 in Uganda and is operating in East and Central Africa.

Our Services

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Director general's message

Welcome to Excel Hort Consult Agribusiness Incubator (EHCAI)

Greetings everybody!! On behalf of the EHCAI Board of Directors and Management, we would like to extend a vote of thanks to the EHCAI prominent clients, partners, staff, and associates. We give special honour to the Board of Trustees for their wise advice and decisions. The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams, and that is why EHCAI continues to welcome mutually beneficial collaborations in order to achieve EHCAI 10-year goals.

EHCAI provides Business Incubation Management, Agribusiness Enterprise Development and Agro-industry value chain development services to local, national regional and international organisations as well as private sector players.
Prof. Alex Ariho
Director General, EHCAI


Excel Hort Consult Agribusiness Incubator (EHCAI) is a business incubation and innovation Centre located in Mbarara in South Western Uganda.

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EHCAI is a technical partner for Business Incubation Management with the Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries, Ministry Gender, Labour and Social Development, Ministry of Water and Environment, Ministry of Trade, Industry and Cooperatives, Ministry of Science and Technology, Operation Wealth Creation and Ministry of Education and Sports in Uganda.


To be a leading incubation and innovation hub for job and employment creation in agribusiness trade and investment.


To contribute to the competitiveness of African agribusiness and Agro-industry in the global market through sustainable business incubation & enterprise development support services.


Products & Services

Training and Mentorship

Business Incubation Management

Training & Financial Support

Agri-finance Enterprise Development

Linkages & Mentorship

Agri-input and output Market Development

Training and Mentorship

Agri-food Enterprise Development

Training and Mentorship

Business Incubation Management

Training and Mentorship

Business Incubation Management

Training and Mentorship

Business Incubation Management


Featured Projects

EHCAI continues to support farmers with agribusiness incubation services and currently, over 10 farms have been transformed into agribusiness incubator hubs, for example, CRK Agrofarm enterprise in Rukiga District, Rwengaju Older Persons’ Agribusiness in Kabarole District, Rweshande Modern farmers in Ntungamo District, Kirungu Model Farmers in Gomba District, and Caka Divine valley mixed farm in Mbarara district.


Supporting Agribusiness Growth And Development Through Enhanced Marketing Systesms And Financial Access In Kabale And Bugiri Districts(SAGDEMVA)


Consultancy service to train staff, partners and Beneficiaries in Entrepreneurship and Business Incubation Management


Support Communities to establish Alternative Income Generating activities for Improved Livelihoods in the Mid-Stream of River Nyamwamba

A QUICK glimpse into our work

Demonstration Farm

Brief about the demonstration farm activities and projects at EHCAI


EHCAI in the Press

EHCAI in the Press

UTB eyes agro-tourism

Farmers Asked to Embrace Social Media to Sustain Food Supply Chain

UTB partners with Agribusiness Enterprises to enhance Agro-Tourism Development

Indigram Labs signs MoU with a leading agri-business incubator in Africa

UTB & Agribusiness enterprises to promote agri-tourism

Indigram Labs signs MoU with a leading Agri-Business Incubator in Africa

UCA signs MOU with Excel Hort Consult

Dr Ariho turns hibiscus into wine and juice

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