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“Embrace Modern Farming to Eradicate Poverty ” – President Museveni

Thursday, 24th July 2014
President Yoweri Museveni has said that commercial agriculture constitutes a major tool towards the eradication of household poverty.
“You need to ask yourself: How can I use my assets to ensure income which is equal or greater than my expenditure”, he said.
The President made the remarks yesterday at State House, Entebbe while receiving a delegation of veterans of former National Resistance Army (NRA) who were led by Lt. Col. James Kateera. Read more about “Embrace Modern Farming to Eradicate Poverty ” – President Museveni

President Graces Kako SS Golden Jubilee Fete

Sunday, 20th July 2014
President Yoweri Museveni has advised the people of Masaka district to embrace modern commercial farming that, he said, would simplify other tasks like that of fund raising. Read more about President Graces Kako SS Golden Jubilee Fete

President receives RSA Investors

Thursday, 17th July 2014
President Museveni has received and held a meeting with visiting entrepreneurs from South Africa who called on him yesterday at his Rwakitura country home in Kiruhuura district.

The delegation that was led by Mr. Roux Shabangu included Mr. Soronko S.C. Meyer and Ms. Merese Herbst.

The President welcomed them to Uganda and said that Uganda, under the NRM Government, is focused and committed to taking the agricultural and minerals sectors to the next higher level of development. Read more about President receives RSA Investors

“Invest in Uganda” – President tells French Firms

Tuesday, 15th July 2014
President Yoweri Museveni has called on French firms to invest in Uganda.
“The French and European companies should have been the first ones to invest in Africa because they are near. There is a strong linkage between the African continent and Europe because of the European languages that are widely used”, he said. Read more about “Invest in Uganda” – President tells French Firms

“Emulate model farmers” – President Advises People of Gomba

Monday, 14th July 2014
President Yoweri Museveni has urged the people of Gomba district to emulate the example exhibited by model farmers in their area in order to effectively fight poverty and improve their household income.
The President was addressing a rally at Kajumiro Mosque grounds in Kajumiro village of Maddu Sub-County on his second day tour of model farmers in the area. Read more about “Emulate model farmers” – President Advises People of Gomba

President Tours Sembabule model Farms

Friday, 11th July 2014
President Yoweri Museveni has encouraged model farmers in Sembabule district to spread the gospel of modern commercial agriculture to the people of the area in-order get everybody out of household poverty.
The President made the remarks yesterday while on a tour of model farmers in different areas of Sembabule district to assess their progress. Read more about President Tours Sembabule model Farms

“Invest in Food Processing” – President Asks UK Group

Saturday, 05th July 2014
President Yoweri Museveni has called on the UK-based Hinduja Group to undertake investments in fruit and maize processing in Uganda through establishing fruit processing factory and maize mills in order to process what famers are producing. He also called on the Group to provide market for the famers to sell what they have harvested.
“I encouraged my people to grow fruits and maize that need processing and marketing which is my big pressure”, he said. Read more about “Invest in Food Processing” – President Asks UK Group

“Africa Needs Trade not Aid” – President Museveni

Tuesday, 01st July 2014
President Yoweri Museveni has said that Africa and Uganda in particular does not need Aid support but trade from donors. He said Uganda is a rich country with all the resources that can be exploited to transform her economic development adding that the crucial requirement is markets to further enhance trade relations between Africa and the rest of the world. Read more about “Africa Needs Trade not Aid” – President Museveni

Uganda to Provide 736 UPDF Towards EASF as Leaders Sign Agreement

“Stop Destroying the Lake” – President Tells Sigulu Wanainchi

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