Wednesday, 5 September 2018

Kasese Residents encouraged to embark on value addition to agricultural products

By;Mumbere Samuel

The State Minister for Local government, Hon. Jenifer Kacha Namuyango asked Kasese residents a add value to their agricultural products like coffee, maize etc in order to be able to meet the required standards for market competition. She said this during her one day tour in Kasese district during which she had a full day visit to Bugoye sub county monitoring various government funded projects among which were;
Aclassroom block constructed at Katokeprimary school, Katoke Mobile catering group, One farmer who benefited underOWC,Ndugutu Sec school, Rwaking Youth motorcycle group, Bugoye HCIII, Busongora Coffee Joint, Kibirizi GFSamong others.
A sample of the harvested coffee at Busongora Joint 

She also had a 30 minutes meeting with the sub county leadership during which a number ofkey community issues were discussed, she thereafter also had a 2 hours meeting with the District Technical planning committee during which various district technical issues were discussed.
During her monitoring visit, she was accompanied by Mr. Irumba David the Principal Inspector from the Ministry of Local Government, The Deputry RDC, The Chief Administrative Officer, District Chairperson Kasese and some key district staff.
The Hon. Minister (In the Middle) posses for a photo with ihani Busongora Joint members and the district leadership
Local leaders requested her consider plight of their electorates who she alleged have for long yearned for the district split.