Korea to provide $4.5m to promote agriculture in Africa

http://www.newvision.co.ug/detail.php?newsCategoryId=220&newsId=670181
A news item from a Ugandan news website “The New Vision”  where they announce the signing of an agreement that will see $4.5m invested from Korea to provide technical support to farmers in Africa, (Uganda in particular).  The item details that:

“The economic venture will involve production of mulberry cocoon, upland rice, maize and soya beans. Pilot projects will be carried out in Masindi and Hoima…silk production would be worth $2m, upland rice worth $1m, maize and soya beans $1.5m”

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