“If you cannot afford bread eat cassava” disaster

Nearly a year ago, on 21st June 2021, I published a blog post containing an advisory titled: "Improve diets not to eat food for self-esteem" from a student of public health, Emmanuel Olupot and in which I prayed to fellow Ugandans to: "Join me in calling on the President, the newly sworn in Cabinet and… Continue reading “If you cannot afford bread eat cassava” disaster

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

“Doctor in the house,” my guide to good health

There is this reality television series that airs every morning (Uganda time) on DSTv's "CBS Reality" channel, that is called: "Doctor in the house". In each episode, four doctors are invited into the lives of a family. The doctors observe the families' every day living - whether they do exercise or not; how they do… Continue reading “Doctor in the house,” my guide to good health

Video – Women’s access to land, nutrition and COVID-19

They say, this disease, COVID, if it finds your body strong – you are nutritionally strong; your body has been receiving the sufficient nutrition; COVID, the chances of fighting it are high. So, we should go back and look at those things that are also contributing to COVID being spread heavily among Iteso. I have… Continue reading Video – Women’s access to land, nutrition and COVID-19

Branding in Ateso, the case of my “Atorot” brand

As I sought to brand products of my Alinga Farms using Ateso, the language of my people, the Iteso of Uganda, the fifth largest first nation of Uganda, I crosschecked with the Ateso dictionary by Ongodia and Ejiet. In the Ongodia and Ejiet Ateso dictionary, the spelling of the Ateso word for flower is "Atorot".… Continue reading Branding in Ateso, the case of my “Atorot” brand