The Government has been advised to interest youth in farming and food production to ensure food security and sustainable income in Kasese District.
Speaking during AGRO Expo UG 2021 organized by Goal-Uganda held at Rwenzori international Hotel in Kasese town yesterday(30th.November.2021), the Assistant Chief Administrative Officer Kasese district, Mr.Senku Samuel Kimuli said youth form a bigger part of Uganda’s population and should be engaged in food production to guard against food scarcity.
He said there is need to involve the youth in agriculture using the available resources and value addition after carrying out research about production in the district. Mr.Senku Speaking….
Kasese Resident District Commissioner Lt.Joe Walusimbi asked the Chief Administrative officer to direct the District production coordinator and Commercial officer to technically guide youths on how to acquire agricultural loans from financial institutions.Lt.Walunsimbi on Loans…
Mr. Alozious Turinabwe, a marketing specialist for GOAL-UG appealed to the youth to consider increased economic empowerment for self-reliance through net-working with various companies that attended the Expo 2021 including, Micro-finance support center, BRAC, Finance trust and KRC among others.Mr. Alozious on farming…..
Kasese district Chairperson Mr. Erifaz Muhindi cautioned the youth about inferiority complex but rather have positive mindset geared towards production.Mr.Muhindi on youth…..
The Agro Expo UG 2021, which attracted over fifty youth organizations in Kasese district was held under the “theme Driving Agricultural innovation and Market Linkage for Ugandan youth.” END.