Kyegegwa being one of the districts that produces the most milk of Uganda, the Government of Uganda through DDA decided to rehabilitate Kyegegwa Milk Collection Centre in Kyegegwa Town council. The facility will be bulking 10,000 litres of milk from over 23 milk collection centers all over the district.
In his speech the minister said the government through DDA is making efforts to develop the Dairy sector in Uganda at a faster rate and building a milk collection centre is a proof of that.
The Minister of State for Animal Industry handed over the Kyegegwa Milk Collection Centre site to the Contractors (RIM&J) to finish the works.
He further emphasized on the need for the farmers to concentrate on breeds, nutrition and Animal health of the animals so as to bring about quality milk for better milk and milk products for both local and international consumption.
ED said coolers and pasture seeds have already been procured and distribution of the pasture seeds is on going while the coolers are about to arrive.
He further talked about rehabilitating Milk Collection Centres in Kyenjojo, kamwenge and Kyegegwa which is already being rehabilitated now.