Project for Improving Agricultural Productivity Through Promoting Animal Traction
1. Project Detail
Multi-Purpose Training and Community Empowerment Association
Amount of funding
US $ 43,968
Mr. Peter Owor
Name of the project
The Project for Improving Agricultural Productivity Through Promoting Animal Traction
Location of the project
Iganga, Pallisa and Namutumba districts
Items that were funded through this project
106 Oxen, 53 Ox-ploughs, 53 Ox-carts, Farmers Training Workshop and Training Kit
Animal traction is currently among the best ways through which farmers at the grassroots increase production. Through the community farmer groups, this project has supported the farmers to move from subsistence to commercial farming, hence economically empowering the farmers.
2. Handing Over Ceremony
The Ambassador of Japan to Uganda, H.E. Mr. Keiichi Kato attended the handover ceremony for the Oxen, Ox-ploughs and Ox-carts at Makutu sub-county, Iganga on 7th June 2010.
Animal traction Speech by the Ambassador Commissioning