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The Gender Issues in Uganda: An analysis of Gender-based violence, Asset ownership and Employment

This report provides friendly facts on sex disaggregated information on prominent gender issues on Gender Based Violence specifically physical and sexual, asset ownership and employment in Uganda.

Fostering a Sustainable Agro-Industralisation Agenda in Uganda

The report presents a case for activating transformative agro-industrialisation (AGI) in the context of Uganda’s proposed national industrial policy.

Uganda’s Agricultural Sector at Crossroads: Is it a myth or a reality?

This report explains the persisting impediments that have constrained the transformation of the agriculture sector in Uganda. The brief offers conclusions and policy actions government should undertake to change the agricultural sector for the better. 

Uganda Human Development Report 2015

The report examines across disciplines, the human development conditions in the Northern Uganda region and
proposes practical recommendations on how to move beyond recovery and secure sustainable human

Uganda’s Agricultural Extension Systems: How Appropriate is the Single Spine Structure?

Despite well-intended interventions in agricultural extension reforms, a large number of smallholder farmers and other vulnerable groups remain unreached by the various public extension systems, and the private sector plays only a limited role.

The report presents results of a study that assessed the constraints and investment opportunities in different segments of Uganda’s Irish Potato value chain. Some of the challenges identified are: low technology adoption, poor quality seed, and inadequate storage facilities, limited access to financing and agro inputs. The report recommends capacity building in seed production and multiplication, channeling of credit through farmer groups and construction of farmer-managed and -controlled storage facilities, among others.

Understanding the rice value chain in Uganda - opportunities and challenges to increased production

The rice value chain survey was conducted in May 2015, covering three major rice growing districts in Eastern Uganda namely; Tororo, Bugiri, and Butaleja. The value chain approach was adopted to identify different actors along the chain and analyse their characteristics, constraints and opportunities encountered along the chain, and assess access to and use of rice yield-augmenting inputs.

Regulatory Impact Assessment Report of the National Fertilizer Policy April 2016

The Regulatory Impact Assessment (RIA) postulates the likely implications, costs and benefits  of the National Fertiliser Policy. It also provides the implementation, monitoring and evalaution framework for the policy. 

Agriculture Finance Yearbook 2015: Innovations and Research in Agriculture Finance
This 8th edition analyses challeges faced by farmers and those involved in providing finance at the different levels of the agricultural sector.
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