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Leveraging Roselle-Hibiscus Production & Marketing to Increase Household Incomes for Smallholder Farmers in Uganda

Roselle (Hibiscus sabdariffa) is a species of Hibiscus probably native to West Africa, used for the production of bast fibre and as an infusion, in which it may be known as carcade (Roselle Encyclopædia Britannica). It is an annual or perennial herb or woody-based subshrub, growing to 2–2.5 m (7–8 ft) tall. The leaves are …

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Okutondawo, Okuyingira Nokwenyigira munkola za Microfinance ez’Omukitundukyo mu Uganda: Farmers’ Guide (Luganda)

Ebikwata ku nkola za Microfinance ez’omubitundu Kino ekiwayi kya Microfinance ez’omubitundu kyamala dda okukasibwa mu nsi yonna nga enkola ey’amaanyi esobola okulwanyisa obwavu n’okusitula ebyenfuna by’abantu wonna. N’olwekyo okukyuusa embeera zabamufuna mpola n’abaavu, mubyensimbi n’obulamu obwabulijjo kisobose, era nga abakikoze bayise mu nkola eya Microfinance ez’omubitundu. Omulamwa omukulu ogwa micro finance zino kwekuwa abantu b’ekitundu …

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Establishing, Accessing and Engaging in Local Microfinance Systems in Uganda: Farmers’ Guide

Overview of Local Microfinance Systems The microfinance industry worldwide has been recognized as instrumental tool for poverty alleviation and economic growth. Therefore, socio-economic transformation efforts of low-income and poor community have been possible through accessing semi-formal and informal financial products/ services. The pivotal role of the microfinance has helped foster the growth and development of …

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Local Microfinance Systems & their Accessibility by Smallholder Farmers in Uganda

The microfinance industry worldwide has been recognized as an instrumental tool for poverty alleviation and economic growth. Therefore, socio-economic transformation efforts of low income and poor community have been possible through accessing semi-formal and informal financial products/ services. The pivotal role of the microfinance has helped foster the growth and development of small and medium …

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Assessment and Profiling Agrarian Policies for Stakeholders’ / Civil Society Engagements

Uganda’s Agrarian policy environment is governed by three line ministries namely MAAIF, MWE, MoFPED who are charged with policy formulation and implementation but in consultation with the relevant stakeholders and in complementarity with other relevant government institutions, farmers, local government , CSOs, PSOs and development partners. It is always assumed that the processes involved in …

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Jack Fruit Value Chain Analysis in Uganda

The study on value chain analysis of Jackfruit was based on the potential benefits of Jackfruit in Uganda that have not been exploited maximumly along the production chain to address all the social, cultural, economic, medical and other aspects surrounding Jackfruit production. The study was conducted to facilitate advocacy activities for product value addition and …

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A Documentation Of Irrigation Systems for Farmers in Uganda

Leveraging Small and Medium Holder Farmers’ Choice of Irrigation Technologies The study on irrigation systems in Uganda was conducted to document information regarding irrigation technology being used by farmers/beneficiary and their general understanding of the technology. The findings form a basis for accurate and latest trends related to demand, consumer behavior, growth opportunities and the …

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The State of Agro-Inputs in Central Uganda

Agriculture is still the major source of livelihood and employer of Uganda’s population. In order for the sector to continue supporting the population, an enabling working environment to the smallholder farmers and farming community in general ought to be provided to address the demand and supply constraints. Focus on agro inputs is increasingly becoming important …

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