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

UNBS is Incompetent

I was prompted to visit the Uganda National Bureau of Standards (UNBS) website because of the level of impurities in cereals on farmers’ markets in Uganda. And apparently: UNBS is “mandated to ensure fairness in trade and to enforce standards in protection of public health, safety and environment through market surveillance and sensitization”, so it… Continue reading UNBS is Incompetent