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Opit Farmer’s Association in Gulu District

posted 3 May 2017, 05:42 by David Tamale   [ updated 4 May 2017, 05:48 ]

The Bank provides financing to Opit Farmers Association based in Gulu District.

The Association specializes in primary production of rice and maize grain under a contract with Opit investments Ltd, a local company involved in agro processing of rice and maize in Gulu and Kampala. The association has over 5,000 members spread around Gulu and the surrounding districts. The Bank's intervention has enabled the Association produce 20,000 metric tons of grain per annum, contributed towards the increase in house hold incomes by 1,000,000 per annum and provide direct and indirect employment opportunities to the community.