AgricultureCooperatives & CommunitiesDevelopmentEast AfricaNews

Cassava Value Addition to Support Livestock Feedlot Technology

Hon Goli Ogwal Moses, MP-elect Dokolo North Constituency is leading a campaign to ensure that livestock farmers in Northern Uganda grow cassava on a large scale for animal feeds to improve their livelihoods with assistance from feedlot technology.

Ogwal has pledged to utilize the constituency development fund to create Livestock Feedlot Centers per parish to train farmers and  promote supplementary feeding in livestock noting that Northern Uganda has been promoting National Agricultural Research Organization (NARO) Cassava (NARO CAS 1 and NARO CAS 2) which has been adopted in Dokolo constituency.

The new MP elect was speaking during the training of livestock beef Farm Managers and Trainers of Trainers (TOTs) from ten districts of the Central and Western Cattle corridor at Robran Holdings Limited (RHL) facility in Buwanuka Wakiso district.

The Nucleus Farm Managers and the TOTs were in Wakiso for the hands-on training on crush construction, fencing and other animal handling facilities for feedlotting animals. The training was held under the auspices of the Promote Supplementary Feeding (SUPPL-F) project.

SUPPL-F project is part of the Developing a Market–oriented and Environmentally Sustainable Beef Meat Industry in Uganda (MOBIP), which is a government of Uganda programme supported by the European Union under the overall supervision of the Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries (MAAIF).

The project is being implemented by the Private Sector Foundation Uganda (PSFU) in partnership with Robran Holdings Limited (RHL), Makerere University College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences (CAES), Livestock Development Forum (LDF) and the Green Elephant (TGE).

The affiliates are the PSFU members including the Uganda Women Entrepreneurs Association Limited (UWEAL) and the Uganda Beef Producers Association (UBPA).

Buy your copy of theCooperator magazine from one of our countrywide vending points or an e-copy on

Related Articles

Back to top button