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Factors affecting adoption of the agroforestry practices in Nebbi District, Uganda
(Makerere University, 2015-11)
Agroforestry practices are thought to have the potential to enhance farmers’ resilience to shocks including climate change. However, farmers are poorly motivated to plant trees and also face numerous challenges during tree ...
Physiological and morphological responses of farmer preferred cassava (Manihot esculenta Crantz) cultivars to drought stress in Uganda
(Makerere University, 2013)
Cassava is the most important staple food crop in the tropics feeding over 800 million people, mainly resource poor small scale-farmers. In Uganda, cassava ranks 2nd to bananas in terms of total production and per capita ...
An assessment of farmers' adaptive capacity to climate change risks in Bulambuli District, Mt. Elgon Uganda
(Makerere University, 2015-10)
Climate change risks pose a significant threat in the agricultural production domain of farmers. The threat is relatively higher in highland and mountainous landscapes due to the ecological sensitivity. Substantial evidence ...
Potential determinants of profits and market efficiency of potato market chains in Uganda
(Emerald Publishing Limited, 2017)
Purpose – The study aimed at understanding the level of inefficiencies in the potato market chain. Farmers sell potato to traders but continue to complain of limited market access and low profits. The purpose of this paper ...
Access and coverage: Which farmers do plant clinics reach in Uganda?
(Taylor & Francis, 2017)
This article reports on a study that assessed farmers’ access to, and coverage of, five plant clinics operating from market places in two districts of Uganda. Despite the noticeable geographic and thematic coverage of the ...
An evaluation of suitable trees for ecosystem service delivery in coffee-agroforestry in Central Uganda
(Makerere University, 2017)
Coffee is an important cash crop in Uganda cultivated in a multifunctional agroforestry system that provides a variety of ecosystem services and disservices. Although trade-offs between services and disservices depend on ...