Best farmer 2018

Posted By in Gender in Value Chains Uganda
Posted 10 December 2018 at 05:28

Woman wins Uganda 2018 best farmers award:

Betty Mbazira from Isingiro District has emerged the winner of the 2018 Best Farmer’s Awards, becoming the first woman to win the annual competition since it started five years ago.

After reading her name, she walked to the stage raising her hands in the air in disbelief of what had happened. My story is long but with this victory, the sky is the limit, she said. She was given a plaque and dummy cheque worth sh50m from dfcu Bank.

The 2nd overall winner, Alosious Lubega from Wakiso District and the third overall, Julius Bataamye from Kamuli district were also handed dummy cheques worth sh30m and sh20m, respectively.

The 2018 Best Farmer’ Competition award winners were unveiled on Friday night at colorful ceremony held the New Vision head-offices in Kampala.

The colorful ceremony started at around 6:30pm although the guests began arriving as early as 4:00pm. The awarding stage was decorated with fresh ready to harvest bananas, sugarcane, simsim

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