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MUCAES Wins Agricultural Show

Makerere University has emerged as overall best in a week - long Source of the Nile Agricultural and Trade show organized by Uganda Farmers Federation in Jinja. The show comprised large to small scale show cases staged by government bodies, private companies and NGOs.

The college scooped two trophies; one for best overall in all categories and two;

He thanked the students, staff and the college management for participating, and putting the university on the world market. He also thanked the college management for its positive attitude and facilitation of this show that won the hearts of many farmers and other stakeholders.

The exhibition attracted over 100 competitors including Madhivan Group of Companies, BATU, NARO, Ministry of Agriculture, NAADS, UWA, Heifer International, JICA and Uganda Coffee Development Authority. Other competitors included input companies like Balton, Uganda Prisons and all private seed companies.

Over 30 participants came from Makerere University School of Food Technology, Nutrition and Bio engineering, Makerere University Agricultural Research Institute Kabanyolo and the School of Agricultural Sciences.

The participants attributed the college victory to originality and professionalism,


CMAAE to Create Wealth to Farmers in Africa Through Agric Research

Farmers in Eastern, Central and Southern Africa are set to benefit directly from research by different universities after the Collaborative Masters of Science in Agriculture and Applied Economics (CMAAE) setting out a move through which agricultural research is directly disseminated down to the farmers from whom the research data is always collected.

This was revealed at the 3rd CMAAE Thesis Dissemination Workshop conducted by the African Economic Research Consortium (AERC) in collaboration with Makerere University

The Director of Training AERC Dr Innocent Matshe noted that researchers always come to farmers and get data, make recommendations and end on shelves.

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