On Thursday 11th August, the European Union and the Liberia Revenue Authority (LRA) officially launched a project for Long Term Technical Assistance to the Customs Department at the Cape Hotel in Mamba Point. The EU funded project, which has a value of EUR 2.1 million (approx. USD 2.3 million), will continue until October 2018.
"When we harvest maize, we leave the stalks in the field. Parts of these stalks are eaten by the livestock. The fibrous part which is not eaten by the animals adds nutrients to the soil but, at the same time, when it rains, the stalks, used as mulch,help the soil to retain its moisture."
Christopher Penias Chamoto, Lead Farmer"
The project aims to contribute to the improvement of the performance of the Small Business and Private Entrepreneurship sector in the Republic of Uzbekistan in terms of contribution to GDP and job creation.