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SMART Horticulture Coming to Uganda

Greenport Holland in partnership with Bosman Van Zaal organised a visit to SMART project with the aim to inform farmers of Srop International on advanced skills and technologies in farming using Greenhouses.

The workshop took place in Rwanda in a district called Rulindo located in the northern province at Mr. Jean Claude Ruzibiza farm called Rwanda Best.

The workshop was also attended by Vice mayor in charge of economic development Mr. Mulindwa Prosper.

Norbert van der Straaten, project leader SMART project, tought Srop farmers about the importance of improved seeds, integrated pest management, hygiene, fertilization, water management, smart greenhouses and training to achieve the next level in protected horticulture. 

The team from Uganda was led by Ssegirinya Sam the Executive Director of Srop International.

Norbert van der Straaten and Srop International will develop in 2016 the introduction of SMART horticulture in Uganda.