Wetlands provide an estimated net contribution of approximately US$ 10,491 per hectare annually from both products and services.
75% of populations living near wetlands have better food security, mainly through direct consumption of wetland products such as fish, vegetables and fruits, along with the use of wetlands for growing crops (rice, vegetables, coco yams and maize).Published date2013
Journal articlesFood security Environmental economics RAIN FED FARMING
The study mapped experiences of local people regarding food security; assessed the contribution of wetlands to food security; and determined factors that influence dependence on wetlands for food in Uganda, where local farmers are vulnerable to stPublished dateSaturday, March 2, 2013 - 05:00
Journal articlesAGRICULTURAL DEVELOPMENT AGRICULTURAL POLICY
Promoting agriculture sector growth and development : a comparative analysis of Uganda's political party manifestos (2011-2016)
This paper is an analytical comparison of promises made by Uganda’s different political parties in their manifestos (2011 – 2016) with regard to the measures proposed to address the agriculture sector: financing; agricultural inputs; credit for faPublished dateSunday, January 2, 2011 - 05:00