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Decentralised market information service in Lira District, Uganda. Project inception workshop in Lira (NRI report no. 2747)

Decentralised market information service in Lira District, Uganda. Project inception workshop in Lira (NRI report no. 2747)

Kleih, Ulrich (2003) Decentralised market information service in Lira District, Uganda. Project inception workshop in Lira (NRI report no. 2747). [Working Paper]

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Abstract

This inception workshop was the first activity of the research project 'Decentralised Market Information Service in Lira District, Uganda', which is funded by the DFID Crop Post-Harvest Research Programme. The main objective of this project is to test information delivery models for poor farming communities, with emphasis on decentralised market information services and the use of FM Radio.

Item Type: Working Paper
Additional Information: [1] Funding: This report is an output from a research project funded by the United Kingdom Department for International Development (DFID) for the benefit of developing countries. The views expressed here are not necessarily those of DFID. Crop Post-Harvest Research Programme - Project R8250. [2] Acknowledgements: The author would like to t:hank all project partners and other stakeholders who have contributed to the success of this workshop. Particular thanks are due to Mr Benson Taiwoo of Radio Lira and Mr Okoboi Geofrey of Foodnet for their advisory and logistical support before and during the workshop. The project team is also indebted toMs Alyano Elizabeth of DETREC for taking the workshop notes so competently. Last but not least we would like to thank the DFID Crop Post-Harvest Research Programme for providing the funds for this project.
Uncontrolled Keywords: Lira, Uganda, decentralised, postharvest, poor, farming, market information service, 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 16:57
Selected for GREAT 2016: None
Selected for GREAT 2017: None
Selected for GREAT 2018: None
URI: http://gala.gre.ac.uk/id/eprint/11728

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