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Mak Project to Procure Pig Artificial Insemination Kits for 13 Districts

L-R: Pig AI specialist-Robert Natumanya, Dr. Victoria Namulawo (NARO), Dr. Donald R Kugonza and Wakiso District Vetrinary Officer Gerald Kirembe during the closing ceremony, 25th August 2017, MUARIK, Makerere University, Wakiso Uganda.

Makerere University's Department of Agricultural Production, College of  Agricultural and Environmental Sciences (CAES) has placed an order to  procure 1000 Pig Artificial Insemination Catheters and 500 semen bottles which will be distributed to technicians in 13 districts .

The beneficiary districts are those practicing or in the process of practicing intensive pig rearing. They include Soroti,  Masaka, Luwero, Kamuli, Jinja, Gulu, Buikwe, Mpigi, Hoima, Mityana, Kiryandongo Lira and Mbale.

This was disclosed during the closing ceremony held on Friday, 25th August 2017 to pass out 25 technicians from 13 districts of Uganda who had undergone training on Pig Artificial Insemination (AI). The training was conducted at the Continuing Agricultural Education Centre (CAEC), Makerere University Agricultural Research Institute  Kabanyolo (MUARIK).

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