Passively betting the farm

I have borrowed "betting the farm" from The Guardian Weekly of 26th November 2021, Vol. 205 No.23 - the title of a short news item on Indian farmers' protests against legislation that would have "rolled back farm subsidies and price regulation on crops." It was interesting to learn that Indian farmers are still given subsidies… Continue reading Passively betting the farm

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… Continue reading Uganda, subsidise agriculture for food