Kagiira Skills Development Centre equips various institutions with modern agricultural practical skills

Kagiira Skills Development Centre equips various institutions with modern agricultural practical skills

With government putting emphasis on modernization of agriculture, institutions like Kagiira Skills Development Centre would be helpful in achieving this.

The centre is skilling Youth from various institutions on modern agricultural practices at the Ibanda based skill’s centre through internship.

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The interns are from Kitagata Farm Institute, Rwentanga Farm Institute and Busitema University.

Below are the internship areas covered at the center located along
Mbarara-Kamwenge Road at 95 kilometers from Mbarara in Ibanda district.


  • Land preparation
  • Nursery preparation & management
  • Transplanting
  • Management practices
  • Disease and pest control
  • Value Addition and Marketing
Mr. Perez Wamono





Eiraka Radio/TV.

3 days
Urban farming
  • Spice growing
  • Vegetable growing & management

(lettuce, carrots

  • Greenhouse management
  • Practical training on making of organic pesticides(IMOs)
Mr. Perez Wamono 3 days
  • Practical training on grafting
  • Fruit planting and management
Mr. Perez Wamono 3 days
  • Mushroom structures
  • Preparation of substrates
  • Planting of spawns
  • Incubation
  • Growing & Management
  • Harvesting
  • Post harvesting and marketing
Ms. Betty Akantorana 3 days
  • Macro-propagation
  • Banana Management practices
Dr. Ivan Kabiita (NARO)

Ms. Barbara Komushaago (MAAIF)

3 days
Pasture & Fodder management
  • Planting & management of pastures
  • Fodder conservation i.e., silage, haylage and hay making
  • Practical training on hydroponics
  • Making multi-nutrient mineral blocks
Mr. Asena David(Manager) 3 days
Zero-grazing (Cow, goat and sheep)
  • Bio-security
  • Nutrition
  • Milking & milk-handling
  • Hygiene & Parasite control


Mr. Asena David (Manager) 3 days
Poultry (Local chicken)
  • Bio-security
  • Brooding of chicks
  • Local Technology of hatching (synchronized hatching)
  • Feeding and nutrition
  • Management practices ie; debeaking, vaccination etc.
Ms. Betty Akantorana 3 days
Dairy farm (Including goats)
  • Bio-security
  • Nutrition (Rumen 8)
  • Milking & milk-handling
  • Animal health & Disease control
  • Calf and young stock management
  • Management practices ie; dehorning, identification, castration, water management etc.
Mr. Asena David (Manager)

Ms. Joan Atukunda (SNV)

Ms. Kamwine Annet (Assistant manager)

3 days
Poultry Farming (battery cage system)
  • Bio-security
  • Brooding of chicks
  • Feeding and nutrition
  • Management practices ie; debeaking, vaccination, treatment etc.
  • Hygiene
  • Egg management
Mr. Bright Aijuka (Poultry supervisor) 3 days
Records Management
  • Stock records
  • Production records
  • Feeding records
  • Treatment and vaccination records
  • Stores records
  • Human resources
Mr. David Nuwamanya (Director)

Mr. Asena David (Manager)

Ms. Kamwine Annet

1 day

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