The case of Teso. Change processes taking place in villages in Teso, include changes in the behaviour of Teso village dwellers from their traditional practices to those which mimic practices of Ugandan urban dwellers who have adopted practices normally characteristic of the global west. One such change in behaviour is the habit of drinking in… Continue reading Modernisation & ‘urban-slumitisation’ of villages
The hypothesis being that one can tell who the current actors on Uganda’s land scene are by how they answer the question: “What is the value of my ancestors’ graves?” Particularly, in the context of the increasing possibility that one might be forced to value one’s ancestors’ remains and their graves, when a particular kind… Continue reading Value of Ancestors’ Graves
Access to land is a major constraint, and only a small fraction of urban farmers own their land. For those with access to land, urban farming is associated with higher levels of household food security and child nutrition.Daniel G. Maxwell In order to acquire land for the Republic of Uganda (RoU), the English colonialist deliberately… Continue reading On Land Tenure, Uganda Go Back to Our Roots
Many people live in rural areas wandering about without engaging in any gainful work. He added that developed countries such as the US and UK have very few people in agriculture and majority in the service sector. One of the characteristics of backwardness is to have more people in agriculture than in services. President Museveni… Continue reading Agriculture backbone of Economy or Backwardness?