Members of the Uganda Development Trust Board visit projects supported by the United States African Development Foundation (USADF):
Mrs. Rutaroh Joan, Mrs. Muhanguzi Naome, and Mrs. Ndidde Alice were on the team, along with Mrs. Bamwine Elizabeth, who represented management. The organizations visited in Eastern Uganda include Bukawa Area Marketing Enterprise, Kiwemba Area Cooperative Enterprises, Bufumbo Organic Farmers Association, Sihubira Area Cooperative Enterprises, and Katine Area Cooperative Enterprises. The visit took place from June 13 through June 17, 2022. The team met with project management teams and boards to discuss project milestones, challenges, lessons learned, and potential solutions. The board visited several of the USADF-funded facilities and spoke with individual farmers. The grantees expressed gratitude for USADF’s support and how it has helped them enhance productivity. Grantees also expressed gratitude to UDET for all of the technical assistance provided during the project’s implementation. The findings of the team will be presented to UDET’s management.