There is concern that despite the cultivation of sugarcane on a bigger portion of arable land, farmers in Busoga seem not to be reaping from one of the world's most traded crop.
Dr. Mbowa observed that while sugarcane production has grown from about one million tons in 1961 to about five million tons by 2018, farmers in areas like Busoga continue to live in poverty.
Latest estimates indicate that about seventy thousand farmers have so far accessed the agriculture Insurance premium subsidy scheme. But the Central and Western Uganda have seemingly taken the lion’s share of the premium now at about 40% according to study by Economic Policy Research Centre EPRC.
However Mwesigye says the using the case of Promotion of Equality in African Schools –PEAS intervention model, the PPP arrangement under the USE programme has proved to work better than public schools.