The Horticultural Sector in Uganda

Scripta Horticulturae Number 1
Publication date: 
January, 2005
ISBN: 
978-90-6605-440-0
Page count: 
78
Price: 
€ 30 not including shipping & handling, 20% discount for ISHS members

Following the introduction, chapter two presents the economic environment and the attendant dynamics, focusing especially on general economic development and key indicators, service delivery, government policies relevant to the horticultural sector, infrastructure and entrepreneurship. Chapter three describes the horticultural sector, its institutional context and services, key policies and existing national programmes related to the sector. Chapter four analyses the international and European market developments and links with products from developing countries. National, regional and international trends in production and consumption are analysed. In Chapter five, the production trends, marketing and post harvest aspects of selected horticultural crops are presented in detail. Lastly, constraints, opportunities and the competitiveness of the Uganda horticultural sector are presented in Chapter six.

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