Serbia seeks agricultural cooperation with Uganda

Agriculture in Africa
Agriculture in Africa

Visiting Serbian State Secretary Nemanja Steavnovic on Tuesday said Serbia is ready to help Uganda fast track its agricultural development.

Steavnovic, according to a statement issued by Uganda’s foreign ministry on Tuesday said Uganda could learn a lot from Serbia’s expertise particularly in the application of Information Communication Technology in agriculture.

Steavnovic in a meeting with his Ugandan counterpart Sam Kuteesa noted that NOVISAD, a Serbian company, is already cooperating with National Agricultural Research Organization to transform Uganda’s agricultural sector.

He said Victoria group, another Serbian private investment group is ready to cooperate in crop production and processing.

He also noted that Serbia is willing to work with Uganda on technical cooperation and capacity building in the Defense sector.

Kuteesa said Uganda and Serbia have a cordial relationship dating back to the late 1980s.

He said this relationship should transform into more economic gains.

Steavnovic is in Uganda for a two-day visit during which he will also hand Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni a special message from his Serbian counterpart. Enditem

Source: Xinhua/