On Monday July 23rd, Ambassador Kim You-Churl invited KOPIA trainee Seo
Hayeon to present her certificate of completion of her internship. Amb. Kim appreciated
her for being diligent in completing the internship over last 6 months. He also
encouraged her to keep growing as a talented agriculturalist based on her
experience in Uganda.
Ms. Seo Hayeon selected ‘Grafting as a way of controlling tomato bacterial wilt’ as her research subject with the hope of utilizing her expertise to
contribute to improving tomato harvests and increasing farmer incomes. The
research has produced excellent results and is expected to have a fruitful
impact for Ugandan farmers.
We at the Embassy of the Republic of Korea extend our appreciation again to Ms. Seo Hayeon.
It is our intention to make a contribution to the improvement of value addition
for Ugandan farmers’ produce. Our hope
is that Ugandan tomatoes, as well as the other crops, can yield successful
production and lead to the development of Ugandan farmers and their