Youth, to get Free Irrigation Equipments

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NAADS top manager Grace Kazigati (also handles communications) says FAO has partnered with NAADS to organize an awards exercise aimed at recognizing the most outstanding youth entrepreneurs in agriculture. Over 500 of them will compete in a months’ long exercise that will see the different farming enterprises assessed and evaluated to determine the most inspiring ones that are worthy sharing with the rest of the country.

In the first three weeks of September there will be training and registration of the participants from all over the country whereby the best 500 will be designated to compete for the trophy. In the end, the 25 best youth-led farming enterprises will be selected ahead of the overall winner coronation ceremony slated for 5th and 6th October, effectively coinciding with the Independence week.

The 25 youth champions will win prizes and become entitled to more support from NAADS including in areas like irrigation, an item on which NAADS has allocated some good resources at the prompting of the President who has lately been on countrywide tours popularizing basic irrigation skills. National youth leader David Kabanda, who accompanied the President for the Bundibugyo event, says that whereas there are some districts that are yet to benefit from the heifer project, Mugasi (the NAADS ED) deserves parting in the back for his pro-youth initiatives.

“He is flexible and enthusiastically responds whenever there is any presidential directive regarding the youth and we are proud of him as young NRM cadres. The ongoing preparations to choose youth champions for agriculture is a great idea and unprecedented and it’s something we support as youth leaders and in my case I’m already mobilizing my youths in Sembabule to actively participate and who knows, we may even produce the overall winner because we have done a lot in farming,” said outspoken David Kabanda who has previously had Sembabule youth groups benefit from NAADS programs.

Kazigati explained that the competition to determine the 25 youth champions will cover both individual and groups-based youth farmers across Uganda.

 

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