Kampala, 12th November 2020. The Ministry was represented by the Honourable Vincent Bamulangaki Ssempijja the Minister for Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries and MAAIF Permanent Secretary Mr. Pius Wakabi Kasajja at a ceremony that marked the handover of the Food Processing Technology and Incubation Plant at the National Agricultural Research Laboratories (NARL) in Kawanda.
The facility which has been in pilot phase since April 2018 was put in place through the Food Processing Technology Transfer Project (FPTT) and has so far delivered the following:
Training for 3 Farmer Groups in Masindi (120 Maize farmers), 6 Farmer Groups in Iganga (180 rice farmers), 3 Farmer Groups in Oyam (165 Soy bean farmers) and skills enhancement for 30 incubatees.
Below are relevant documents on project progress leading up to the official handover.