GOVERNMENT TAKES OVER DEFUNCT SHEEMA SILK FACTORY  

BY WILBER MUHWEZI

IN SHEEMA—-

Sheema district councilor Kadiri and an official from the factory taking through him and others the process of the silk factory.

 

Silk products used to made at the factory

Minister Elioda Tumwesigye, NCST Official Barugahara and uganda national silk farmers association representative at the factory yesterday Feb.13, 2017

Minister for science, technology and innovations Dr Elioda Tumwesigye has revealed that government will take over the defunct farmers silk factory in sheema district situated at Rubale district farm

Dr. Elioda said this yesterday while touring the factory on a fact finding tour at the place. he was in a company of officials from national council for science and  technology led by Barugahara, the founding chairman  of Uganda silk farmers association MrJohn  Ndyabagye

Dr Elioda noted that the market forsilk is available to the farmers and called upon them to start growing silk to earn clean money.

He added that they are going on a sensitization of farmers to resume growing of silk warns, silk cocoons and other products such that the factory starts producing silk products.

He said the government has established market in Hong Kong,Iran and other Asian Countries

The minister also toured banana Juice production factory with his team at st kagwa in Bushenyi town and promised to support conel Kekuruso in his banana wine production called Esandy

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