The Minister of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries Frank Tumwebaze has urged the youth to take advantage of the opportunities offered under the Parish Development Model (PDM) and start-up income-generating activities, especially in commercial farming.
Tumwebaze was accompanied by the state minister for Animal Industry Hon. Bright Rwamirama was addressing leaders in the Kiruhura district during the ongoing sensitization drive for the PDM across the country. He told the leaders that the PDM is aimed at bringing resources (money) closer to the people for wealth creation and the fund is going to be revolving to enable many people to benefit.
The Minister advised the people of Kiruhura to engage in the production of quick maturing crops like vegetables especially cabbage, hot pepper, tomatoes, and onions in addition to the traditional crops like coffee and bananas and dairy farming which is a major enterprise in the region.