The minister of state for defence Col (rtd) Charles P Okello Engola Macodwogo has immensely commended Ngetta Tropical Holdings for its indefatigable efforts in transforming agricultural sector in the Northern Uganda.
Okello Engola who is also Oyam county north member of parliament says the efforts made by Ngetta Tropical Holdings in developing agricultural sector has since helped to improve farmers livelihoods through increased income and better living standards.
The pioneer Oyam district chairperson was speaking during a meeting organised by Oyam Agro cooperative society limited last week adding that farmers should closely work with agricultural firms like NTH who has potential in providing high quality seeds and guaranteed markets for their produce.
Minister of state for defence Col Okello Engola(on scarf) pose for a photo with NTH CEO Paul Omara(on cap) and Oyam Agro cooperative society limited leaders.
To show exemplary leadership Col Okello Engola pledged to take a lead in the production of Agsun 8251 sunflower cultivar which is currently being supplied by Ngetta Tropical Holdings this year by planting fifty (50) hectares.
Sunflower garden for one of the members of Oyam Agro cooperative society.
To enhance the cooperative’s capacity to produce more, he supported the cooperative with finances to procure seeds,hire far land to cultivate two hundred hectares of sunflower.
Speaking during the same meeting, the Chief Executive Officer Ngetta Tropical Holdings Paul Omara says they are committed to changing the livelihood of the farming communities in Northern Uganda.
Chief Executive Officer of Ngetta Tropical Holdings Paul Omara speaking at a recent function.
Omara believes that the solution to transform rural agricultural greatly relies on organizing farmers into cooperatives to make them powerful bargaining tool that suit interests of their members.
The chairperson of Oyam Agro cooperative society limited Anna Tino applauded Ngetta Tropical Holdings for its role in stabilising the price of sunflower grains.
The chairperson of Oyam Agro cooperative society limited Anna Tino applauded Ngetta Tropical Holdings for its role in stabilizing the price of sunflower grains.