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China to support organized agricultural business groups

By Oyet Okwera

Added 6th January 2016 10:05 AM

The Chinese government, through the ambassador to Uganda, Zhao Yali will put aside sh60b towards projects aimed at commercializing agriculture

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The Chinese government, through the ambassador to Uganda, Zhao Yali will put aside sh60b towards projects aimed at commercializing agriculture

The Government of the people's Republic of China has pledged to support organized business groups especially those in agriculture.

The Chinese government, through the ambassador to Uganda, Zhao Yali will put aside sh60b towards projects aimed at commercializing agriculture.

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Yali said, "My government is committed to working closely with Uganda because the country is endowed with enough land to spur agriculture. Right now, agricultural groups should be better organized and work in solidarity to grow the sector."
 
His comment comes at a time General Salim Saleh, the head of Operation Wealth Creation just commissioned the unveiling of a tractor called MV Mulimi, a Presidential Initiatives on science and technology at Makerere University Research Institute, Kabanyolo.

mb  ali and en aleh test drive the  ulimi tractor during its launch at abanyolo hoto by yet kwera Amb. Yali and Gen. Saleh test drive the MV Mulimi tractor during its launch at Kabanyolo. Photo by Oyet Okwera

 

Charles Angina, the deputy Commander of Defense Forces (CDF) said Uganda is moving in the right direction under prioritization of agricultural programmes through wealth creation initiatives.

Angina applauded the Chinese government for not only supporting Uganda but having projects across Africa.

Last year, President Yoweri Museveni attended the China Africa Summit Chinese government donated four-wheel tractors to the government to signify China-Uganda's continued mutual relationship towards growth.

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