Dairy Development Authority (DDA) and Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) signed a Memorandum Of Understanding (MOU) to commence collaboration of both institutions.
The collaboration and partnerships is geared at the following;
(i). Formalizing the dairy sector, optimizing sector contribution to the economy, improving percapta milk consumption, training ICT
(i) Collaboration in revenue collection and due diligence through information sharing and sharing specialized technical and creative expertise
The Minister of State for Animal industry Rt Hon. Bright Rwamirama, ED, and Management of DDA are giving out milk cans to various dairy cooperatives across the country. The team will be in Soroti, Gulu, Mbarara, Hoima and Kampala. Over 411 milk cans were Procured by DDA to improve on storage of milk for farmers across the country.
The activity will run from 21/10/2020 to 29/10/2020
His Grace Rt Rev Henry Luke Orombi , Archbishop Emeritus of C.O.U visited DDA on 14/10/2020. The archbishop held a vibrant service which included re-dedication of the DDA alter, singing hymns and praises to the lord, anointing of DDA offices. A number of lives were touched It was a blessing to host the Man of God.
DDA management lead by ED, Dr Kansiime Michael tours the newly installed Uganda Industrial Research Institute (UIRI) Infrastructure. The purpose of the visit was to strengthen the partnership between UIRI and DDA, aimed at enhancing training and incubation in the dairy sector .
DDA handing over a site to the contractor for the rehabilitation of Kitgum milk collecting centre (MCC) DDA is committed to developing the dairy sector in Northern Uganda. The potential is great! The market is near and big in S.Sudan, DRC and Western Kenya.