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Improved food crop marketing through appropriate transport for poor farmers in Uganda. Baseline study based on participatory rural appraisals and household questionnaire surveys in nine sub-counties of Iganga, Kasese, and Katakwi districts

Improved food crop marketing through appropriate transport for poor farmers in Uganda. Baseline study based on participatory rural appraisals and household questionnaire surveys in nine sub-counties of Iganga, Kasese, and Katakwi districts

Kleih, U., Kaira, C., Kwamusi, P., Iga, H., Smith, D., Dunkerley, C. and O'Neill, D. (2003) Improved food crop marketing through appropriate transport for poor farmers in Uganda. Baseline study based on participatory rural appraisals and household questionnaire surveys in nine sub-counties of Iganga, Kasese, and Katakwi districts. Project Report. Natural Resources Institute, Chatham, UK.

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Abstract

The project Improved Food Crop Marketing through Appropriate Transport for Poor Farmers in Uganda was approved for funding for one year by the DFID Crop Post-Harvest Programme in April 2002. Subject to the results of a review in February 2003, the project may be extended on terms to be agreed upon.

The project purpose is to develop and promote strategies that will improve food security of poor households through increased availability and improved quality of food and better access to markets. The main outputs of the project are:

a) Capacity building,
b) Improved understanding of poor farmers' transport needs,
c) Validated technology for Intermediate Means of Transportation (IMTs),
d) Promotional material.

Item Type: Monograph (Project Report)
Uncontrolled Keywords: crop, marketing, transport, poor, poverty, farmer, Uganda, participatory rural appraisal, questionnaire, Africa, Iganga, Kasese, Katakwi, household survey, livelihood, agriculture, rural
Faculty / Department / Research Group: Faculty of Engineering & Science > Natural Resources Institute
Faculty of Engineering & Science > Natural Resources Institute > Food & Markets Department
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Last Modified: 21 Jun 2016 14:27
Selected for GREAT 2016: None
Selected for GREAT 2017: None
Selected for GREAT 2018: None
URI: http://gala.gre.ac.uk/id/eprint/12142

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