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Uganda

Overview of key events

  • September 2011: MAFAP project officially launched.

  • September 2011: Capacity-building workshop held in Kampala with the MAFAP team of the Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries(MAAIF), National Agricultural Research Organization (NARO) and, Economic Policy Research Center (EPRC).

  • January 2013: First country report finalised.

  • April 2013: Technical workshop and policy dialogue workshop will be held to present MAFAP results to stakeholders.
  • January 2014 and ongoing: The country team is currently working to update MAFAP indicators and technical notes to 2011/12, prepare technical notes for five new commodities (cocoa, irish potato, beans, dairy and banana), and produce additional policy briefs on key findings

Policy Analysis Partners

Policy Dialogue Partners

Commodities Analysed

  • Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries(MAAIF)

  • National Agricultural Research Organization (NARO)

  • Economic Policy Research Center (EPRC)
  • Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries(MAAIF)

 

  • Maize
  • Rice
  • Coffee
  • Fish
  • Tea
  • Sugar
  • Cassava
  • Cotton
  • Beef
  • Wheat
  • Cocoa
  • Irish potato
  • Dairy
  • Banana

Key Findings

  • Liberalization has created an enabling environment for producers and traders, but several challenges remain.

  • The percentage of the government budget going to agriculture has been steadily declining since 2006, although it still exceeds the Maputo target.

  • The level of price incentives for producers varies significantly over time and among commodity groups.

Key Resources

  • Nine technical notes on market incentives and disincentives in Uganda for rice, wheat, sugarcane, fish, coffee, cotton, tea, maize, beef and cassava.

  • In-depth analysis of public expenditure to support agriculture and rural development in Uganda.

  • A comprehensive country report.

  • A database with all indicators and supporting information.

  • Capacity development in analyzing market incentives and disincentives, as well as public expenditure.
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