AAA western Uganda 1st business club meeting 2016

The first Western Uganda Business Club (BC) meeting of the year was held on Tuesday 8th March 2016. It was hosted by the BC leader Mr. Nicholas Matsiko, at his “HighMark Dairy Farm” in Mbarara.

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Despite the bad weather due to rains that morning, the members turned out to engage in the two trainings scheduled for the day. The first training was conducted by PUM Netherlands Senior Experts representative Uganda – Mr. Cuthbert Tukundane on how to get support from PUM. The second training was facilitated by Dr. Frederick Byarugaba from Cogent Breeding Uganda Ltd. on Animal breeding and rearing .

Mr. Matsiko then took the members on a tour of his over 50 acre farm where he is engaged in semi-zero grazing, rabbit rearing, banana farming, farm equipment hiring among other activities.

Present during the meeting was Dr. Stephen Birungi – Uganda Country Chair, Barbra Nafula, Uganda Country Coordinator and Ms. Mildred Mugambi, AAA Communication Officer. Dr. Birungi commended the members and in particular Nicholas for their great work and active participation in AAA. He pledged his personal support to help them progress.

The meeting/trainings were conducted the entire day. It coincided with the International Women’s Day celebrations – a public holiday in Uganda. For more information on the trainings conducted please contact:

 

Cuthbert Tukundane

PUM Netherlands Senior Experts

Representative Uganda

Tel; +256 701 035 041

Email; cuthbert.tukundane@pum.nl

 

Dr. Frederick Byarugaba

P.O. BOX 864

Mbarara

Tel; +256 782 366 652

Email; byarugabafrederick@gmail.com