The vegetables and fruit sector in Uganda: Competitiveness, investment and trade options

Youri Dijkxhoorn, Michiel van Galen, Julian Barungi, John Okiira, Joyce Gema, Valerie Janssen

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Abstract

The study assess the competitiveness of the fruit and vegetable sector and suggests specific recommendations for further development. It also provides insights in market, trade and investment opportunities. A focus is applied to a limited number of crop specific case studies. In Uganda the production of fruit and vegetable is gaining importance. Despite agricultural practices being weak, farmers in Uganda can make a reasonable profit margin from their farm plots. In addition, key performances indicators of Uganda compared with Kenya show that most products for the domestic and regional markets are very competitive in terms of quality, price and yield.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationWageningen
PublisherWageningen Economic Research
Number of pages79
ISBN (Electronic)9789463952033
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Nov 2019

Publication series

NameWageningen Economic Research report
No.2019-117

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