“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

‘Rolex’ & Russia-Ukraine war

Dear fellow Ugandans, some of you are content that the Russian-Ukraine war is far away and has no direct consequence to your daily lives. Wrong. Think about wheat-based goodies that Ugandans have come to prioritize in our diets – daddies, bread, cakes, etc. Food for thought, is there a celebratory function in Uganda these days… Continue reading ‘Rolex’ & Russia-Ukraine war

Food sovereignty versus food security

Uganda, once again, should learn from Cuba on matters agriculture for food. Particularly, so, the  importance of advocating for food sovereignty versus simply advocating for food security. One can be food secure albeit not being in control of the production of the food that one consumes (food security). BUT if one is not in control… Continue reading Food sovereignty versus food security