Uganda is one of the ten biggest producers of beans in Africa. This report uses Value Chain and SWOT analyses approaches to understand what the situation of the bean sub-sector in the country is in terms of production, marketing and consumption and also map the different actors in the bean value chain.
Projects and Initiatives
The Development of Inclusive Markets in Agriculture and Trade (DIMAT) project is aimed at creating market access and improving the value of agricultural produce – core to Uganda’s Agricultural Development Strategy and Investment Plan 2010/2015 which envisions shifting agricultural production from the confines of subsistence farming into commercialised mode, as a way of helping some of the poorest communities create income-generating activity. more
The importance of tourism to Uganda’s economic growth speaks for itself in the increasing number of visiting tourists every year, and, the rise in expenditure by foreign tourists in the country. The Development of Inclusive Markets in Tourism project aims not only to boost this growth but also increase the participation of poor and rural communities in tourism related income-generating. more
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- 06 Nov 2015:UN High Level Symposium in Uganda affirms national leadership, mutual trust, and partnership to achieve SDGs
- 04 Nov 2015:PRESS RELEASE: Kampala hosts international experts to strengthen development cooperation for SDGs