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Bukona Agro Processors Factory, Koch Goma, Nwoya District

Launch of Bukona Agro Processors Factory by H.E President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni in Koch Goma, Nwoya District

As part of the wider Government cassava commercialization and industrialization drive; UDC participated in the launch of the Cassava-Ethanol Cook stoves project at Bukona Agro Processors Factory in Nwoya district, that was graced by H.E the President on the 07/03/2020.

The event was in line with the ongoing prospective engagements between the corporation and Bukona Agro Processors Factory that are aimed at exploring the viabilities of undertaking an investment partnership to establish a 250MT to 300MT/day capacity fresh weight cassava to ethanol processing line.

Once operationalized it is projected that the investment will inject around UGX 13.1 billion/year into the local economy just from purchasing around 75,000MT/year of wet weight cassava from outgrowers.