Food is a basic need and the highest priority human right

Start first with Uganda's hospitals and healthcare facilities where it is the norm to find malnourished patients struggling to afford food.

#Youth of #Uganda = Ms. Rebecca Alekur

Utilising the grounds of their rented home and road reserve land in the Central Division of Lira Municipality in Lira District in Lango in Northern Uganda, Rebecca and her brother Dickens are growing vegetables, fruits and other food items which are earning them daily income. In addition, Rebecca makes fabulous mandanzi as well for sale.… Continue reading #Youth of #Uganda = Ms. Rebecca Alekur


While we celebrate the arrival of the rains for our first cropping season 2015, we are also apprehensive of a major change in our agricultural system – the allocation to the Uganda Peoples Defence Forces (UPDF) the role of logistical distribution of planting material; a role which has been removed from trained agricultural extension workers.… Continue reading AGRICULTURAL EXTENSION SERVICE AND THE UGANDA PEOPLE’S DEFENCE FORCES

Discourse on food insecurity in Africa is alarmist

If food be that which contains or consists of essential nutrients and when it is ingested by a human being it facilitates the production of energy, stimulates growth and maintains life. The prevailing paradigm within which issues of food security are discussed in relation to Africa is alarmist and perpetuates myths that have so colonised… Continue reading Discourse on food insecurity in Africa is alarmist

The ghost of Malthus haunts policy makers, the reason for continued food insecurity

"When a country is full of food and exporting it, there can be no famine. Me father was starved dead." Irish American Marlone in Bernard Shaw's Man and Superman