What will make Ugandan farmers object legislation passed without consulting them?
Just wondering, what will it take for farmers in Uganda to stop being docile and passive towards legislation and government actions that put their livelihoods and their smallholder farms at risk? Case in point, in Uganda, where, according to the most recent Uganda National Household Survey, 72 percent of households earn a living from agriculture,…
Uganda, subsidise agriculture for food
On Tuesday, 28th October 2014, from 8:20 to 9:00 am, I participated as the guest discussant on the programme: “Talk Back” on Radio One 90FM. The topic of discussion was taxes on agriculture versus subsidies for agriculture. Here below is the transcript of what I said: It is not a blanket subsidise agriculture. You can have…