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Agricultural sector investments and institutional performance in Uganda

Agricultural sector investments and institutional performance in Uganda

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Published by Ministry of Finance, Planning, and Economic Development in Kampala .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 79-80).

StatementRepublic of Uganda.
SeriesDiscussion paper -- 17
ContributionsUganda. Ministry of Finance, Planning, and Economic Development.
The Physical Object
Pagination93 p. :
Number of Pages93
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23726878M
LC Control Number2009324104

An important vehicle for the coordination of agricultural policies is the Agricultural Sector Investment Program (ASIP), which combines donor support into one program. The key elements of the government's agricultural reform policy have been liberalization and decentralization. Performance of Agricultural R&D Howard Elliott and John Lynam eturns to agricultural research in Africa south of the Sahara, R. – 73 other investments in Tanzania and Uganda mparing the poverty alleviation impact of agricultural R&D Co.

Uganda’s economy has grown at a slower pace, reducing its impact on poverty. In the five years to , average annual growth was %, compared to 7% in years before. A new report details the results of a recent survey about refugees and host communities to inform the country’s refugee response. Refugees and host communities are getting a. Agricultural marketing needs to be conducted within a supportive policy, legal, institutional, macro-economic, infrastructural and bureaucratic environment. Traders and others are generally reluctant to make investments in an uncertain policy climate, such as those that restrict imports and exports or internal produce movement.

Purchase Encyclopedia of Agriculture and Food Systems - 2nd Edition. Print Book & E-Book. ISBN ,   The 10 independent non-climatic variables were culled from the Food and Agricultural Organization’s department of Statistics-FAOSTAT [].These 10 independent non-climatic variables have been described as being of very great importance in impacting crop yields in Africa []; they include. Cattle stock This represents the total number of herds of cattle Cited by: 1.


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