On February 1 2019 the 20th Ordinary Summit of Heads of State of the East African Community was held in Arusha, Tanzania. President Yoweri Museveni re
In immediate response to the falling maize prices the government through the Ministry of Finance is providing money from the Agriculture Credit Facility, to certain cooperatives and the Grain Council to buy 500,000 tonnes of maize from farmers at the price of 500 UGX a kilogramme. However, there is concern that this intervention will ultimately enrich a few individuals. Additionally, this intervention has raised the following questions, how was the price set and how will the money be accounted for?