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Baseline study carried out in five sub-countries of Lira District on farmers' and traders' needs and sources of information (NRI report no. 2766)

Baseline study carried out in five sub-countries of Lira District on farmers' and traders' needs and sources of information (NRI report no. 2766)

Janowski, Monica, Kleih, Ulrich and Geofrey, Okoboi (2003) Baseline study carried out in five sub-countries of Lira District on farmers' and traders' needs and sources of information (NRI report no. 2766). [Working Paper]

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Additional Information: [1] Acknowledgements (funding): we would like to thank the DFID Crop Post-Harvest Research Programme for providing the funds for this research. [2] Acknowledgements: The authors of this report would like to thank the members of the farmer and trader communities of Lira District for their contributions to the survey and frank exchange of ideas. We are grateful to the Sub-County survey teams for their efforts in collecting the field data for this study and preparing preliminary reports which have been used for the compilation of this document. The field survey teams included the following: Aloi Sub-county: Ms Cecilia Agang, Mr Joseph Atepo Alunga, MrB.M. Etuku and the Rev. Jimmy Agang-Okello; Adwari Sub-county: Mr Agong Ray Bruno, Mr Geoffrey Opori-Okello, Mr Ogwali Sidney and Mr Okello Moses, NAADS Sub-county coordinator; Ogur Sub-county: Ms Kezia E. Oteng, Mr Okello Godfrey, Mr Opota Ronald and Ms Mary Mongo; Bata and Namasale Sub-counties: Mr Geoffrey Anyach, Mr Sylvano Afai and Mr Alex Oruk of the NGO DETREC. The survey teams were co-ordinated by Dr J acob Oweta, Head of Production Department, Lira District, with assistance from Mr Benson Taiwoo of Radio Lira. In addition, AT (U) provided valuable support in testing the checklists and questionnaires. The inputs provided by Messrs Andrew Muganga and Mwayi Robert in processing and analysing the questionnaire data are gratefully acknowledged.
Uncontrolled Keywords: Lira District, Uganda, livelihoods, decentralised market information service, survey, farmers, traders, questionnaire, subsistence agriculture
Subjects: S Agriculture > S Agriculture (General)
Faculty / Department / Research Group: Faculty of Engineering & Science > Natural Resources Institute
Faculty of Engineering & Science > Natural Resources Institute > Food & Markets Department
Faculty of Engineering & Science
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Last Modified: 07 Sep 2015 16:54
Selected for GREAT 2016: None
Selected for GREAT 2017: None
Selected for GREAT 2018: None
URI: http://gala.gre.ac.uk/id/eprint/11720

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