Dr. Deus-Kamunyu-Muhwezi

Ugandan agro-processing companies are among those in Africa expected at the on-going fourth conference on China-Africa Agricultural Cooperation. The two- day conference runs from December 11-12, 2017 at Hainan Province.

According to the letter from the ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries (MAAIF), the objective of the conference is to accelerate agricultural cooperation between China and Africa under the Forum for China-Africa Cooperation (FOCAC).

Government delegates and officials from agricultural research institutes will participate at the conference, discussing key issues agricultural transformation in Africa.

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“An exhibition will be organised for agro-processing companies to exhibit their products,” says Deus Muhwezi, the MAAIF Permanent Secretary, adding that the Chinese government has provided accommodation, local transport and a booth for each agro-company to exhibit products.