The inaugural exhibition, ISHAAZI 2015, successfully took place in Mbarara, in western Uganda from 20th to 21st November 2015 at Kakyeeka Stadium and attracted over 60 exhibitors. It was opened by Hon. Bright Rwamirama and inaugurated by the then Minister of Agriculture Animal industry and fisheries Hon. Bucanayandi.
The second show “ISHAAZI 2016” took place on 22-25th June, same venue and was a success with traffic of over 3,500 people. It was opened and closed by the minister of state for Agriculture, Animal husbandry Hon. Joy Kabatsi on behalf of the president.
The second ISHAAZI 2016 introduced a market auction activity where an auction of 12 boran pedigree bulls from Kenya at an average of $3000 each, the auction was a climax activity that was well received by participants beyond expectations.
The third show “ISHAAZI 2017” will take place in Kampala City in November 2017. This will be the launch of the Kampala Biannual show alternating with other regions. The show will be a benchmark for farmers and the city dwellers intending to diversify into livestock farming especially the youth. In partnership with Kampala City Council Authority (KCCA) ULS will be aiming at promoting farming as a livelihood and an alternative choice for life and decision for self-employment, a motivation for farming as a Fulltime Equivalent Job (FEJ).