The Prime Minister, Robinah Nabbanja has opened the Greater Kibaale agricultural expo in Kagadi district.
Speaking during the opening ceremony, Nabbanja said regional expos will help government change the mindset of Ugandans about agriculture but also farmers to adopt new and improved farming methods which will bring higher yields.
The Prime Minister said President Museveni last year directed her to coordinate all the relevant institutions of government to implement his six policy proposals to develop agriculture.
The policy proposals include production, multiplication, distribution, certification of seeds and stocking materials, disease control, agricultural mechanisation and irrigation, farmer education and mobilization and partnerships with big land owners as well as interventions in the fisheries sector Nabbanja said.
She noted that the campaign is in line with the socio economic transformation agenda of the NRM government that will help facilitate implementation of the Parish Development Model.
The Greater Kibaale agriculture expo sets the stage for a promising future in agriculture for Kagadi district and its surrounding regions. END.