As a way to make hunger history through Agroforestry for Improved Food Security, Income and Ecosystem Management (AFFSEM) project supported by Gorta through Excel Hort Consult Ltd whose purpose is to; Strengthening Farmer institutional development and good governance, Improved food security and income generation among households and Enhance biodiversity conservation and ecosystem of lake Bunyonyi.
The day started with field visits to the farmer beneficiaries then later the project launch by planting of trees at one of the orchards this being one of the core activities of the project. The guest speakers included the guest of honor Hon. David Bahati Member Parliament for Ndorwa west, Kabale District, Gorta Director for East and Central Africa Ms Rebecca Munkoye, and Members of the local Government The guest of honor thanked Rebecca and Gorta in general for funding the project and also thanked Excel Hort consult for choosing Rubaya Sub County as one of the project areas.
In her speech Rebecca promised the community members that Gorta is committed to work with EHCAI and the community to ensure that hunger is fought for life if the beneficiaries also put efforts and do what they are supposed to do