A multi-sectoral meeting earlier on Wednesday chaired by The Prime Minister of Uganda RT Hon Ruhakana Rugunda and organized by Operation Wealth Creation (OWC) Deputy Chief Coordinator Lt. Charles Angina discussed a way forward for the Zombo Tea Project.
A team from Zombo led by State Minister for Northern Uganda Hon. Kwiyucwiny Grace was present to discuss with the rest of the officials in the meeting the way forward for the Zombo Tea Project and how to make it take off a lot faster.
In related development, OWC Chief Coordinator General Salim Saleh on the 9th January held talks with a team from Tororo District that was led by RDC Mr. Martin Orochi and discussed investment opportunities in Tororo. A total of 14 factories will be opening before the end of this year. Also discussed was the Inland Port at Malaba.
Meanwhile the Minister of State for Northern Uganda Hon. Kwiyucwiny Grace on Monday was on a guided tour of Ho and Mu Food Technology Co. Ltd factory which is a food processing factory in Namunkekera Rural Industrial Park in Kapeeka.
It processes and dries fruit mostly mangoes for export to major markets such as China.
The Minister hailed OCW Chief Coordinator General Salim Saleh and OWC for its rigorous efforts in promoting value addition of fruits which are abundant in Uganda with unparalleled quality.
She hailed the company for employing a large number of vulnerable young women from the Kapeeka community.