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Hon Kabatsi Officially Opens CAES Students' Exhibition & Expo 2017

  • In General
  • 22 Mar 2017 - 4:45pm
  • By Mark Wamai
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The State for Animal Industry-Hon. Joy Kabatsi (3rd R) flanked by Principal CAES-Prof. Bernard Bashaasha (R), MAAIF Officials and Student Leaders tours the Agricultural Engineering stand durint the Annual Students' Exhibition, 21st March 2017, Freedom Square, Makerere University, Kampala Uganda

The Minister of State for Animal Industry Hon. Joy Kabatsi officially opened the Annual College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences (CAES) Students’ Agricultural Exhibition and Career Expo 2017 at the Makerere University Freedom square on Tuesday, 21st March 2017. The Minister was received by the Vice Chancellor who was represented by Prof. Bernard Bashaasha, Principal College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences (CAES).

The three day event which will run from Tuesday 21st to Thursday 23rd March 2017 was organized by CAES students under the theme, “The role of Youth and Small holder farmers in agricultural transformation amidst changing climate and growing population”.

The three-day event attracted exhibitors from Makerere and other  universities, researchers, secondary school students, small holder farmers, youth entrepreneurs, agricultural professionals, farmers and agricultural companies in the categories of crop production, animal husbandry, food production technology and human nutrition, agricultural machinery, environmental conservation, forestry and tourism.  Different financial institutions, government authorities, the media and other service providers in the sector  are also participating in the three-day event.

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