Performance of the Agricultural Sector in Uganda

Date: June 25, 2015
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Although agriculture contributes greatly to the economy and a significant proportion of the poor depend on it, Public expenditure in this sector has declined significantly over the past financial years; with the share of the sector ranging from between 3-4% of the national budget causing a decline in Uganda’s agricultural output and productivity. Uganda’s agricultural growth rate is still below the 6 percent annual growth target of the African Union’s Comprehensive Africa Agricultural Development Programme (CAADP).

To effectively engage the Government of Uganda to reverse the trend, and enhance investment in the sector, the Civil Society Budget Advocacy Group [CSBAG] in 2012 deemed it necessary to undertake a study that will facilitate a deepened understanding on how resources are being used within this sector. Using case studies of four donor funded projects – the Vegetable Oil Development Project, Agricultural Improved Rice, Production Creation of Tsetse and Trypanomiasis Free Areas, et al.


Publisher: Civil Society Budget Action Group (CSBAG)
Year of Publication: 2012
Download : 21002_agric_performance_report.pdf

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