The chief Executive officer of Ngetta Tropical Holdings Paul Omara has strongly exhorted leaders at various levels to be at the epicentre of transforming youth into meaningful production especially in agricultural sector in order to scale down the rampant unemployment amongst the young people.
Addressing leaders of farmers’ cooperative societies at a meeting held at Ngetta Tropical Holdings head offices Monday,Paul Omara says the most critical aspect that should be dealt with to make the youth more productive is to change their mind set and attitude towards hard work to earn better livelihood.
He says the leaders and other stakeholders should not get tired in guiding and supporting the young people to engage in agricultural production (sunflower) as there would be guaranteed and stable market for their produce hence increasing their incomes.
NTH CEO Paul Omara stressing a point at a recent function.(Photo by NTH)
For the educated class Omara emphasized that the society now need graduates with dirty hands who can practically get involved in doing stuff.
AGRICULTURAL SOFT LOANS.
He asked the Micro finance support center limited to lend cooperative societies agricultural loans with low interest rates to enhance their production and productivity.
The Lira zonal manager micro finance support center limited Martin Katalemwa says they are willing and readily available to support the cooperatives with soft agricultural loans.
Paul Omara addressing the leaders of the farmers cooperative society. Photo by NTH.
Speaking at the same meeting the General Manager of Ngetta Tropical Holdings Tony Ayeny Otim said the company is committed to propelling progressive changes and increasing farmer’s household incomes in Lango and Acholi sub regions.
General Manager Ngetta Tropical Holdings Tony Ayeny Otim addressing the leaders.
The cooperative chairpersons who attended the meeting including Okwir Patrick of Dokolo west, Obua Joel of Okwang, Tino Anna of Oyam Agro applauded Ngetta Tropical Holdings for the different initiatives and interventions which has revitalized the development of cooperatives and their members.