Kibaale Farmers’ Cooperatives Get Tractors

State Minister for Finance and Economic Planning David Bahati has assured the people of Kibaale that government is ready to fund and support their cooperative enterprises with the aim of boosting their incomes.

Presiding over the handover of two heavy duty tractors to two area Cooperative Enterprises of Kakindo and Kasambya sub-counties at Kakindo Sub-county Headquarters Kibaale District on Monday, sales the
minister was optimistic that the machines would go a long way in easing their work on the farm.

He reechoed government’s commitment to support farmers under the UPDF- geared Operation Wealth Creation by injecting Shs 460 billion in the coming financial year budget.

The state minister was representing the finance minister Matia Kasaija.

Mark Twinomugisha, the Director World Vision Uganda which lobbied for the machines assured the minister that they would be used effectively to increase crop acreage.


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