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{UAH} Operation Wealthy Creation only works under given Condition!

Operation wealthy creation will never succeed unless – Uganda fully
urbanise and reduce rural population to 30%-40% of the population!
Currently rural population stands at more than 70% of subsisting

This implies, you have to have 60-70% of the population that depends
on those crops processed or unprocessed.

Moreover NRM is self sabotaging: recently state farms were said to be
on list of the items to be sold off to among other NRM functionaries!

When I started school – all education institutions provided a balanced
meal to pupils, students etc,. The funds of course came from tax
payers and funded their sustained agriculture production in form of
product fees. The same applied to hospitals and prisons that also
provided meals. NRM is adamant let children carry their unprocessed
food- what a contradiction. If we have 14 million pupils in school
each consume a balanced diet this will be a huge income for farmers.
How do you commericialise if you can consume what you produce?

By 1990 posho and weevil infested beans had become the only meal one
could get in any institution.

I do believe NRM experimentation is a burden on our society - yet we
have examples from other countries, agriculture being one of the most
experimented on area.

I have travelled through Kigezi a number of times, visibly Kigezi and
now Ankole would be wealthiest in this country. Matooke, Milk from
Ankole; Irish potatoes, Onions, Cabbages, and beans from Kigezi are
sold in Kampala.

35 years ago, when Kasese railway was still operational, everyday at
exactly 06.00 p.m. one could stand at Nalukolongo to off load exactly
the same items destined for Kampala. These train normally had more
than 15 wagons of fresh food items. Whereas Uganda has add more
processed goods on the list of foods and beverages on what was being
processed at Kawempe industries, the market has remained almost
constant and typically local.

Basically the food consumed in Kigezi or Kigyezi and Ankole can hardly
find its way to Acoli – since the eating culture is totally different!

Growing up in Luwero, we had; Cotton, Coffee, Casssava (use for
extracting starch for many garments industry; Yamato; Mulco; Nytil),
maize (we never ate posho/bando) – all these crops brought in huge
amounts of money to farmer. BUT this depended on a very incorruptible
structure of government agencies and agents established in the second
world and people's cooperatives.

Indeed setting up food and beverages as a state coproration was the
first in line to add value on Uganda crops. Maganjo, Uganda
grainmillers, Kawempe industries turning maize into cooking oil,
ensoga soga, sesame etc.

Meaning adding value without changing society structure won't give you
the potential to transform agriculture.

As a matter of fact, Uganda is far way below what was being export to
Uganda in the late 60's and early 70s.



Bwanika Nakyesawa Luwero

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