Why aren’t Mutuba trees growing all over Uganda?

The question: "why aren't Mutuba trees growing all over Uganda?" that is the title of this blog posts, I did ask at the end of another of my blog posts “50 year old Mutuba Tree”, together with the following questions as well: “Or are they growing all over Uganda, except for places were “development” has arrived?… Continue reading Why aren’t Mutuba trees growing all over Uganda?

2018/19 Budget 2 be Disregarded 2

It has become the norm for the president to issue decrees that re-allocate resources from one approved budget vote to another un-budgeted vote. What does this say about all those civil servants and politicians who made and approved the plans and budgets or were with him when they made or approved the budgets? How does… Continue reading 2018/19 Budget 2 be Disregarded 2

Loans can’t bail out our rural poor

In light of the failure of multiple ‘well meaning’ programmes of Government of Uganda and of so-called Civil Society Organisations to achieve their overstated targeted to “eradicate poverty” through the provision of loans to the poor, it is opportune to re-publish the views that I expressed in an interview that was published in The New… Continue reading Loans can’t bail out our rural poor

Weakening of the Uganda shilling against the US dollar not good for Uganda’s agriculture

The weakening of the Uganda shilling against the US dollar cannot be good for Uganda's agriculture. This is because most of the inputs that are used throughout Uganda's agricultural value chains are imported. This means that whatever gains that farmers make in an increase in farm-gate prices are eroded when the farmers need to purchase… Continue reading Weakening of the Uganda shilling against the US dollar not good for Uganda’s agriculture

UGANDA NATIONAL BUDGETS IN THE ERA OF ‘NO CHANGE’

Today, Thursday, 11th June 2015, is Budget Day when the national budget of the Republic of Uganda (ROU) for the year 2015/2016 is being read. I am aware that the budget is being read as I re-publish this post, but I am not listening to the reading of the budget. Once you read this post… Continue reading UGANDA NATIONAL BUDGETS IN THE ERA OF ‘NO CHANGE’