The participants attributed the college victory to originality and professionalism,
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.