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
So, the other day, I dropped in to see my sister, Iretor Sikola, daughter of Papa Otim, a brother to my late father. I had heard she was not well, but look what I found. I found her seated in a shade sorting the damaged groundnuts from the good ones from her recent harvest.Iretor at… Continue reading Iteso groundnuts PHH and value addition
For all I know, the problem of food insecurity in Uganda is more about food distribution than the actual lack of food at all. But to allege that Ugandans prefer feeding their kids on food supplements is to tell us that Ugandans have majority elite. What does afood supplement mean to a poor woman living… Continue reading Household Food Planning
“Drought is good because as a Country it has woken us up,” President Museveni is reported to have said. An insightful epiphany on climate change he seems to have had. One, however, is befuddled by President Museveni's policy direction on matters climate change. Yes, drought conditions are revealing. One of the things that drought has… Continue reading Drought is Good?
The donor countries caused global warming, but they are not reducing their green-house-gas emissions at any convincing speed. Most did not fulfill the Kyoto-Protocol obligations. Nor are they doing much to facilitate climate-relevant action in disadvantaged countries, writes Hans Dembowski, the editor in chief of D+C Development and Cooperation. This is how the 'donor countries' did… Continue reading #ClimateChangeIsReal