With over 10,400,000 citizens connected to mobile phones (according to International Communication Union) over 5,000,000 browsing internet daily and millions tuning into more than 228 fm radio stations broadcasting in local languages – Do we still need the kind of cooperatives that operated in 1970’s and 1980s to connect farmers and small businesses to markets?
Question: If you were designing an agricultural investment programme, what are the top 5 things you would do to maximize its impact on nutrition?
Popular understanding as postulated by Ugandan President Museveni suggests that if the prices of commodity prices go up, farmers should benefit by way of higher income.
Everything is Maths. Everything is numbers. Because math is logic. Even music is maths, for mathematics is the basis of sound. Indeed all nature consists of harmony arising out of numbers. Today, I will use numbers to illuminate the tragedy of agricultural extension services in Uganda.
The recent discoveries of oil and gas deposits in Uganda present new opportunities through access to energy and increased oil revenues that can be used to chart a sustainable growth path that does not only create economic growth but also results in economic development whereby growth is fairly well distributed to facilitate poverty reduction.