On Land Tenure, Uganda Go Back to Our Roots

Access to land is a major constraint, and only a small fraction of urban farmers own their land. For those with access to land, urban farming is associated with higher levels of household food security and child nutrition.Daniel G. Maxwell In order to acquire land for the Republic of Uganda (RoU), the English colonialist deliberately… Continue reading On Land Tenure, Uganda Go Back to Our Roots

Fruits of One’s Labour

The wisdom to replace grass lawns with food crops, even though it were done only partially, can never be overstated. It is the wisdom of our ancestors that one should eat food that one knows its source from seed to plate, after having participated in growing it. And this is possible for every Ugandan to… Continue reading Fruits of One’s Labour

Domestic Nutrition

The challenge on the table is perception and training programs not tailored to suit our domestic nutritional demands. Training programs that lean on Western style nutritional diets will not be easily replicated over in our local environment. Thus, an urge is absolutely eminent to develop nutritional guides based on local nutritional material. From the perspective… Continue reading Domestic Nutrition

Food Manners

So, you can imagine the discomfort and shock that I experience now in my adult life, when the tables have turned and I am now among parents, and I hear or read derogatory comments of another's food from those who normally would be considered parents in the central logic of African culture.