Saturday , December 10 2022
Home / Tag Archives: Walter Akena

Tag Archives: Walter Akena

Escalating prices of vegetable oil, soap

Support Small Holder Farmers to grow oil seeds such as sesame, soya bean, and sunflower to increase production of the same COMMENT | WALTER AKENA | As the country grapples with rising prices of essential commodities, in particular prices of cooking oil, and laundry soaps, several factors have been advanced …

Read More »

The Parish Development Model

Fronting Revolving Fund as a Flagship is putting the development cart before the horse COMMENT | WALTER AKENA | In February 2022, Government of Uganda launched the Parish Development Model (PDM). The PDM aims to lift the 39% of Uganda’s population from the subsistence to money economy and has seven …

Read More »

Management of local government revenue

   Parliament right to reverse directive requiring local governments to remit all local revenues to Consolidated Fund COMMENT | WALTER AKENA | On Wednesday September 08, 2021, Parliament adopted a motion to urge government to reverse the directive requiring local governments to remit all local revenues to the Consolidated Fund. …

Read More »

Improving district local revenue

New cohort of local government leaders need to think about getting revenue from local tourism COMMENT | WALTER AKENA | In May 2021, a new cohort of local government elected leaders will be sworn-in to drive the local development agenda for the next five years through policy formulation, resource mobilisation …

Read More »

Kenya’s ban on Uganda maize

Why the alleged substandard exports should help nation rethink its agricultural extension interventions  COMMENT | WALTER AKENA | On March 5, 2021, the Kenyan Government issued a ban on the importation of maize from Uganda. The decision, according to the head of Kenyan Agriculture and Food Authority stemmed from their …

Read More »

Tackling COVID-19 among truck drivers

The President needs to take decisive measures to consolidate the gains in the fight against the Corona virus COMMENT | WALTER AKENA | Over the last one month, President Yoweri Museveni has addressed Ugandans many times, each time giving an account of the nation’s efforts to break the chain of …

Read More »