Call for women in agribusiness business acceleration program

I have checked this out. The application seems very easy to complete. Thank you DFCU Bank and Rabo Bank. If, after the death of my late papa, my criminal step brother is not attempting to grab my land by cutting down my orchard valued at Shs. 250 million, I would be applying to this seemingly… Continue reading Call for women in agribusiness business acceleration program

Colonial legacy drives policy

The nation-state Uganda, from its onset at political independence, is structurally designed to sustain cultural imperialism. The kind of cultural imperialism, in particular, that equates progress or being progressive to knowledge systems of the global-west. The logical consequence is that the knowledge systems that continue to be prioritised by the nation-state Uganda are those that… Continue reading Colonial legacy drives policy

Passively betting the farm

I have borrowed "betting the farm" from The Guardian Weekly of 26th November 2021, Vol. 205 No.23 - the title of a short news item on Indian farmers' protests against legislation that would have "rolled back farm subsidies and price regulation on crops." It was interesting to learn that Indian farmers are still given subsidies… Continue reading Passively betting the farm

Fair trade is what farmers want not your charity

It was such a refreshing and exciting experience interacting with Vivian Kabuye of Spicy Duuka, that is located at Kitoro Main Market in Entebbe. Wow! Spicy Duuka for me was an excellent find. It is everything that I envisage as an ideal standard for trading in valued added dried food items. I dare say, Spicy… Continue reading Fair trade is what farmers want not your charity

All years since 2016 are hottest

I remember when it was reported by the Guardian Weekly (27.01/17) that scientists had declared "2016 WAS THE HOTTEST YEAR ON RECORD." As a farmer I am absolutely devastated by this trend. Since 2016, we have hardly made good harvests as we used to. We are told to modernize and invest in irrigation systems, but… Continue reading All years since 2016 are hottest