Kudumbashree at Uganda Updated On 2017-11-16
Officials from Kudumbashree Mission attended the 13th International Training Programme on 'Entrepreneurship development among rural women' under Feed The Future India Triangular Training (FTF ITT) - International Training Programme held at Uganda. The 10 day training workshop was officially launched by Ms. Rose Mary Sseninde, State Minister for Primary Education at St. Augustine Leadership training Centre, Nsambya, Kampala, Uganda on 14 November 2017. Kudumbashree had been invited as a guest for the International Training Programme scheduled to be held from 13-22 November 2017.
The training programme is a collaborative undertaking involving the Government of India, United States of America and Government of Uganda. The programme is funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) - India and Government of India (GoI). The training is designed to train Rural Women, Rural Development / Agricultural professionals from Uganda.
Kudumbashree will give training on the topic 'Entrepreneurship development in agriculture sector among rural women'. Presentations will be given on Entrepreneurial Development, different programmes on agriculture, production of value added products, relevance of forming consortiums etc. Kudumbashree's expertise in giving Entrepreneurial Development will help them in extending training.
Kudumbashree had given 15 day training to 26 senior officials of agriculture, irrigation and animal husbandary departments of few african countries during March 2017. The training was conducted under the leadership of National Institute of Agriculture Extension Management, Hyderabad and U.S.Agency for International Development (USAID). It is in continuation with that training Kudumbashree officials were invited to Uganda.
A 26 member team from Liberia, Uganda, Ghana, Afghanistan, Mongolia, Malawi, Kenya and Mosambia had visited Kerala as part of their training organised by National Institute of Agriculture Extension Management, Hyderabad and USAID. Kudumbashree had entrusted Kerala Institute of Local Administration (KILA) for giving training to this team. It's on getting motivated by the training received at Kerala, that Kudumbashree had been invited to Uganda.
Mr. George Muteekanga, Director, St. Augustine Institute Mr. Robinson Nsumba Lyazi, Director Basic & Secondary Education, Government of Uganda, Dr. Ravi Nandi, Project Manager, National Institute of Agricultural Extension Management (MANAGE), Shri. Harikishore IAS, Executive Director Kudumbashree and Shri Bharath Bhushan, Second Secretary to Indian High Commissioner of Uganda also attended the programme.