Maize miller winning war against poor maize grain

Protase Kusasira at work in one of the gardens at Ibanda district where he was contracted to shell maize for a farmer. PHOTO BY STEPHEN OTAGE

What you need to know:

Maize milling is the cash cow in Ibanda district. Stephen Otage spoke to a farmer who has improved his fortunes from maize.

The French term Mise En Place, is a culinary term literally translated to “set in place”. It means before you start cooking, you must have everything needed for cooking.
Lucky Edison, the proprietor of New Kachinga Maize millers in Ibanda District has learnt that the rule of thumb for chefs is the same food processors need to apply if only to achieve results.
He has learnt that to produce good quality maize flour, the needs of a farmer should be satisfied first to provide good quality maize. This has glued him to the farmers for the last ten years.

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