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Kentim University moves to address shooting numbers of unemployment through hands on training

Kentim University moves to address glaring cases of unemployment through hands on training in the country. The University provides Knowledge and skills to farmers to do farming as business through various on-farm training programs in agriculture along the entire value chain for small and medium scale enterprises.

Through its Business arm, Kentim Ventures Limited, the university has since worked with or partnered with over 37 government agencies, different local and International companies to train and equip farmers in the country.

Speaking earlier today, Dr. Aggrey Kyobuguzi, the founder and CEO Kentim Group said; “We Carry-out practical training using our demonstration units for Dairy-zero grazing, Poultry-cage farming, Green House farming-Vegetables, Fish farming in Greenhouse, Quail farming, Mushroom Farming and IMO Technology in piggery.”

“We train farmers how to add value on all products that are not eaten raw for example Making Wine, Yoghurt Making, Cheese Making, Chocolate, Tomato Sauce processing and Wine Processing.” he said

“We have been engaged in equipping youth and women in different regions of Uganda with both technical and soft skills in various Agricultural enterprise value chains like Dairy, Poultry, Piggery, Apiary, Nursery bed management and various crop enterprises.” he said

Established in 2014, the institution offers short courses, certificates and diplomas. In March 2020 Kentim University (Project) was accredited as an assessment centre by Directorate of Industrial training (DIT) under ministry of Education to conduct competency based assessment in line with Uganda Vocational Qualifications Framework (UVQF).

Kentim University Uganda Limited/ Kentim University Project has since established an Administration block and hosts two Institutes plus one centre, Kentim Centre for Innovations and Bio-Economy. The Institutes are independently registered and their students sit National Examinations set by their respective examining bodies.

Kentim University Uganda Limited was established as a limited liability company that among other things handles training and consultancy in the line of Agribusiness and Education.

It was incorporated on 16th June 2014 with certificate of incorporation number 184441. In December 2014 National council for Higher Education awarded us a Letter of Interim Authority (LOIA) to establish a University.

The LOIA allows Kentim University Uganda Limited to operate as Kentim University Project and among other things to establish partnerships, develop infrastructure and human resources. The university offers diplomas in Catering, public administration, social work and social administration, business administration and sundry.  

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