FEATS PROJECT Uganda: Draft Terms of Reference for Second Phase Research Study A Policy Study of the Linkages between Agricultural Productivity and Rural Livelihoods on the one hand and Trade in Agricultural and Trade Facilitation on the Other: Recommendations for Poverty Reduction and Development for a Landlocked Country like Uganda. By Mwmbutsya Ndebesa Dept. of History & Dev. Studies Makerere University, Uganda email@example.com
Brief economic, trade and social profile of the agriculture sector in Uganda: trends in total and main crop-wise production, agricultural exports and imports, formal and informal employment in agriculture, rural poverty, and land tenure system. (Annual time series for the last ten years or so)
Trends in agricultural productivity: developments in the productivity of main crops in the last ten years. Trends in livelihood status: poverty levels and indicators, nutrition and food security status, and human development index in the last ten years.
Landlockedness and trade facilitation issues: identification of main physical, infrastructural and institutional constraints due to landlockedness and under-developed trade facilitation measures particularly as they relate to agricultural sector; description of key corridor projects
Policy framework: key features of development, trade, agriculture and trade facilitation policies and their linkages