The Observer (Kampala)

Uganda: Change Mindset, Presidential Advisor Tips Basoga Region

Presidential advisor on poverty alleviation in Busoga Maureen Kyalya Walube has asked people to focus on development programmes instead of lamentation if the area is to develop.

Kyalya, who crossed over from the opposition Forum for Democratic Change in July 2012, said she is not worried that she is routinely dismissed by area politicians, as a newcomer on the scene.

"I will work with those few who are willing to cooperate and share ideas on Busoga's route to overcoming poverty, famine and ignorance" she said.

Kyalya said she had identified three cooperative societies from each district in Busoga, which she would use to mobilize farmers to come together with increased bargaining power.

Ads by Google

Copyright © 2013 The Observer. All rights reserved. Distributed by AllAfrica Global Media (allAfrica.com). To contact the copyright holder directly for corrections — or for permission to republish or make other authorized use of this material, click here.

AllAfrica publishes around 2,000 reports a day from more than 130 news organizations and over 200 other institutions and individuals, representing a diversity of positions on every topic. We publish news and views ranging from vigorous opponents of governments to government publications and spokespersons. Publishers named above each report are responsible for their own content, which AllAfrica does not have the legal right to edit or correct.

Articles and commentaries that identify allAfrica.com as the publisher are produced or commissioned by AllAfrica. To address comments or complaints, please Contact us.