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Evaluating the marketing opportunities for shea nut and shea nut processed products in Uganda

Evaluating the marketing opportunities for shea nut and shea nut processed products in Uganda

Ferris, R.S.B., Collinson, C., Wanda, K., Jagwe, J. and Wright, P. (2001) Evaluating the marketing opportunities for shea nut and shea nut processed products in Uganda. Technical Report. Natural Resources Institute, Chatham, UK.

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Abstract

This study was commissioned by USAID -Kampala to evaluate the economic and environmental prospects for the Shea sector of Uganda. Specifically the study aimed to evaluate the prospects for a range of Shea products for local, national and international markets. The output from the study being to provide options for improving the livelihoods of communities based in the Shea producing areas of Uganda and suggesting possible strategies to assist greater commercialisation of this novel, traditional product within an environmentally sustainable manner.

Item Type: Monograph (Technical Report)
Uncontrolled Keywords: market, shea nut, processing, Uganda, shea butter, export, confectionary, Shea oil, cosmetics, value chain analysis
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: 02 Sep 2015 15:22
Selected for GREAT 2016: None
Selected for GREAT 2017: None
Selected for GREAT 2018: None
URI: http://gala.gre.ac.uk/id/eprint/11972

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