Indicators of success/failure, and sustainability of selected farming systems in Uganda

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  • Agriculture -- Economic aspects -- Uganda -- Statistical methods.,
  • Economic indicators -- Uganda.

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Statementby Godfrey Bahiigwa ... [et al.].
SeriesOccasional paper ;, no. 13, Occasional paper series (Makerere University. Economic Policy Research Centre) ;, no. 13.
ContributionsBahiigwa, Godfrey., Makerere University. Economic Policy Research Centre., University of Manchester., University of Bradford.
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LC ClassificationsHD2127 .I53 2000
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Paginationiv, 33 p. :
Number of Pages33
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Open LibraryOL3985000M
LC Control Number2001313026

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Indicators Of success/failure and sustainability of selected farming systems in Uganda. Working Paper 6. Indicators of success/failure and sustainability of selected farming systems in Uganda By G. Bahiigwa, I.

Shinyekwa, R. (and others) Nabbumba, Manchester Univ. (United Kingdom). Inst. for Development Policy and Management and Bradford Univ. (United Kingdom). This paper 'Indicators of Success/Failure and Sustainability of Selected farming System in Uganda' is the sixth in the series of the project working papers.

It describes the research process and presents results from the first phase of this research-the stakeholders analysis. The stakeholders analysis is a practical application of the use. Development of composite indicators is considered an important approach for evaluating sustainable development.

For agriculture, different indicators have been developed such as Delphi, IDEA, MESMIS, MOTIFS, RISE, or SAFE. For its construction, usually bivariate and multivariate statistical techniques were employed.

These are pragmatic tools used to simplify the description of complex systems Author: Jaime Fabián Cruz, Yolanda Mena, Vicente Rodríguez-Estévez. Second, we selected the most relevant “thematic areas” for environmental sustainability in agriculture.

These areas are water, climate change, land conversion, soil health, and pollution. Third, we identified three generic stages of the “causal chain” of action that indicators.

proaches to making sustainable agriculture measurable by indicators and thus implementable on the individual farm. Criticism is due, however, when indicators should be regarded as a key indicator for assessing farming systems. The data base is sufficient at all scale levels. For an interpretation, however, information on the region-specific.

The need for sustainable agriculture in Uganda has been met with help from organizations such as the Uganda Sustainable Agriculture Support Organization (USASO) which helps train people in sustainable methods of farming. Ugandans are taught to. The type of farming practices employed within an agro-ecosystem have some effects on its health and sustainable agricultural production.

Thus, it is important and sustainability of selected farming systems in Uganda book encourage farmers to make use of ecosystem-friendly farming practices if agricultural production is to be sustainable and this requires the identification of the critical success factors.

This paper therefore examined the factors to. Figure. 1 Boundaries of sustainable farming system and structure of hierarchical framework of principles, criteria and indicators (Adapted from Muhittin, and Peeters A.

et al., ) Procedure In Developing Sustainability Indicators In construction sustainability indicators, the following steps (Fig.2) were involved.

AGRICULTURE HOUSEHOLD INCOME. Second Meeting. Italy, Rome, June FAO Head-Quarters. Session 3 Topic 3: Title of the paper: Developing countries’ perspective: Selecting a core set of Indicators for Monitoring and Evaluation in Agriculture and Rural Development in Less-than-Ideal Conditions and implications for countries statistical system.

farm looked at in terms of performance Indicators. Geographical scope. Hill Top poultry farm is a small scale enterprises located in Mbiko along Kampala, - Jinja high way 3 kilometers from Jinja town.

Significance of the study. Small scale enterprises will use the research findings to improve on their record keeping practices. a sustainable use of productive resources for each use short-term yield or profitability as indicator of managerial progressiveness.

terms of success or failure of farming SMMEs (emerging. GULU, Novem - Agriculture can provide jobs to Uganda’s unemployed youth if well harnessed, according to the twelfth Uganda Economic Update published today by the World Bank. The report, “Developing Uganda’s Agri-Food System for Inclusive Economic Growth,” notes that the sector’s economic contribution extends well beyond the production sector into the wider food system.

Developing contract farming systems in Uganda. Introduction. Collective action remains the only effective means deployed by smallholder farmers in Uganda to have access to markets and reduce transaction costs.

These have varied from cooperative societies to various forms of farmer groups in an effort to have access to farm inputs, markets and. The World Economic Forum is an independent international organization committed to improving the state of the world by engaging business, political, academic and other leaders of society to shape global, regional and industry agendas.

Incorporated as a not-for-profit foundation inand headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland, the Forum is tied to no political, partisan or national interests. and Agriculture Organization). The different indicator systems based on this concept can inspect and evaluate the sustainability of the agricultural system, and can improve the sustainable development of agriculture (QIU Hua-jiao et al., ).

Since then various term definitions have been offered; however, interpretations of the term. Enhancing food security -Food security and sustainable agriculture taking account of community-based and indigenous approaches to sustainable food production (Chapter II, 7 (a), (j) & (k).

Suppliers of farm inputs, Civil Society Organisations who work in the agricultural sector and researchers will also benefit from the successes of this project.

The project will mostly focus two sub-counties in five districts in Eastern Uganda, where land productivity is decreasing at a fast rate due to the high population and poor farming methods. related studies, this research uses data from the area with the highest business activity in Uganda which is a fair benchmark for other areas seeking economic growth.

Key words: Business survival, Business sustainability, Business failure, SMEs, Kampala, Uganda. Introduction. Factors of Sustainable Agriculture • To be effective, sustainable agri- culture must sisinclude a concept of stewardship. In addition to insti- tutional values that provide the framework for governmental ac- tion, the success of sustainable agriculture requires active stew- on the part of individuals and groups.

technologies may be. To this end, Uganda was among the 22 countries that volunteered to conduct a National review under the auspices of the first High Level Political Forum in July The Agenda renews Uganda’s commitment to sustainable development.

Uganda actively pursued the sustainable development agenda since the early 90’s when it gained ascendancy. current and planned policy relevant to the agriculture sector is likely to facilitate future sustainable improvements in these livelihoods.

Research methods Three districts (Mbale, Kamuli and Mubende) were selected and three villages were chosen from each of the three districts. The research combined both secondary and primary information. Programme's Vulnerability Assessment and Mapping System (VAM) and its corresponding Risk Mapping Project (RMP), and the FAO-supported Global Information and Early Warning Systems on Food and Agriculture (GIEWS).

One of the key criteria for Early Warning indicators is sensitivity, i.e. that indicators reflect change in the situation promptly.

“Uganda’s agriculture sector may not be transformed overnight. But making the right adjustments now will be critical to realize the Vision ” With access to more finance, more efficient farming and climate-smart practices, the report says Uganda will be able to reach its potential in agricultural returns.

Opinion - Uganda has been named the most entrepreneurial country in the world by authoritative voices. Many businesses take off in any single year, but also many fail. Init was estimated. The purpose of this chapter is to identify the financial tools most likely to support sustainable agriculture practices in developing countries.

While there is more than one definition of sustainable agriculture, this report utilizes the OECD definition referenced above. Success/failure and sustainability indicators: In Uganda success/failure and sustainability indicators were developed for different farming systems using a sustainable rural livelihoods approach (see under “methods”).

The approach highlights the wide range and different types of indicators selected among and. The further thrust of IFS There is a need to create the database on farming system in relation to type of farming system, infrastructure, economics, sustainability, etc.

under different farming situation. Need to develop research modules of farming system under different holding size with economically viable and socially acceptable systems. The. Local indicators for selected farming systems on success/failure and sustainability were identified in Uganda based on assets of importance to communities (natural, physical, financial, human, and social).

The use of this approach highlights the wide range and different types of indicators selected by different communities (see attachment). track the success of their programs, but also to communicate to the MOF, key political decision makers, and the public how resources are being used for the social good Within any health system, there can be many indicators of performance, from the facility level (hospitals, clinics, pharmacies), to the district or provincial level, all.

In light of the need for the sector also to contribute directly to the resolution of global social–ecological challenges, there have also been calls for nutrition-sensitive (Thompson and Amoroso, ), climate-smart (FAO, b) and low-carbon (Norse, ) agriculture.

Sustainable production systems should exhibit a number of key attributes. View our complete catalog of authoritative Environment and Sustainability related book titles and textbooks published by Routledge and CRC Press.

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the productivity of smallholder farming in a sustainable manner holds great potential for serve producers. Effect of Community Participation on Sustainability of Community Based Devt. Projects in Kenya Published on • 83 Likes • 23 Comments. GDP From Agriculture in Uganda increased to UGX Billion in the second quarter of from UGX Billion in the first quarter of GDP From Agriculture in Uganda averaged UGX Billion from untilreaching an all time high of UGX Billion in the third quarter of and a record low of UGX Billion in the first quarter of cultural bases and political systems that make a society function).

(Celliso and Jean-Louis, ). With this diversity Robert () argued that, sustainability is an essentially vague concept, and it would be wrong to think of it as being precise, or capable of being made precise. Many smallholder farm systems in Uganda produce coffee as an important cash crop.

Yet coffee yields are poor. To increase farmers’ production, a range of agronomic practices have been recommended by national and international agencies. Yet the adoption potential of recommendations differs between farm systems. Agriculture & Fishing – Business & Industry – Communication – Energy – Migration and Tourism – Mining; Transport; Environment.

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President, Uganda is not being held back by a lack of resources (let it financial, physical or human resources). Uganda is being let down by poor, indiscipline and unaccountable leaders.

Ours is largely a governance and institutional problem. Uganda’s problems do not need more expenditure to. eted systems of governance, (see e.g. Bell and Hindmoor ; Osborne). The term is useful because it captures that aspect of success which relates to the values, aims and policies of elected governments.

The paper first provides a brief overview of a variety of literature on success and failure in order to identify gaps and themes to build on.utilisation, such measures might be water saving equipment, desalination systems and collecting and utilising rainwater.

Using other types of resources in a sustainable manner is, of course, also crucial. There is a need to use ecological materials and installation of renewable sources of energy systems.Rural library and information services, their success, failure and sustainability: a literature review Kazi Mostak Gausul Hoq Information Development 3,

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