Uganda. A call to rethink sugarcane sub-sector to address rural poverty in Uganda (Alon Mwesigwa, EPCR)

While Uganda has seen a jump in sugarcane production, this has come as a result of more land being tilled than improvement in production methods. According to Dr. Swaibu Mbowa, a senior research fellow, at the Economic Policy Research Centre (EPRC), “any gains from sugarcane production in the country is coming from expanded land. No […]