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Agro max company to establish a specialised agriculture program at Gulu university

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Gulu university through its legal team have signed memorandum of understanding with a reowned agri business in Uganda called agro max.This mou was signed to give Agro-Max the green light to establish a specialized Modern Agricultural Programme in Gulu University (Moroto Constituency College) that would particularly target young people who did not get formal education with hands-on skills in mechanized Agriculture.
The University Vice-chancellor Professor Openjuru George laadeh who doubles as the chairperson of the board of directors of the University entity and the university secretary , signed the MOU on behalf of the University holding limited and the Chief Executive Director of Agro-Max Rony Josef spear headed the signing on behalf of Agro max company .
The initiative is to support University graduates who want to be re-equipped in mechanised modern agriculture .
According to the Vice chancellor, he said as an educationalist, he feels disappointed because students throughout the years put their efforts on getting the academic credential and fail to get the practical bit hence this collaboration is to bring to light practicality to its full potential, he added that the collaboration is to transform the community with the first test running in Moroto constituency college.

“We are willing to work with Gulu University on the initiative and have the first intake by next year if all go as planned and the initiative will start with a short course of three to six months and progress with time, “Director of Agro-Max Rony said.
The trainings and courses will largely focus on horticulture, farm management, fish farming, how to use tractors and Agro-equipments.

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