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?
Uganda’s National Budget has been presented and explained as a statement of projected revenues and expenditure. The larger section of the citizenry understand it as a ritual of government to announce the budget every June of every year.
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.