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Uganda Knowledge Needs for Agricultural Policy and Program Design – A SAKSS Uganda workshop 27 October 2011; Imperial Roya...
Poverty or welfare -> real interesting when one starts to compare over space over time Often repeated cross-sections Now a...
Impressive poverty reduction track record But do smallholder farmers also benefit?
 
 
What does panel data say? subsistence farmer +0.227US/day wage employed +0.445US/day  non-ag enterprise +0.401US/day
Green= subsistence Blue= wage earner Red= non-ag enterprise
red= subsistence in 2006 and 2009 Green= subsistence in 2006 but not in 2009
red= subsistence in 2006 and 2009 blue= non- subsistence in 2006 and 2009
 
Conclusion: smallholders seem to enjoy equal reductions in poverty but they are much poorer to begin with
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  1. 1. Uganda Knowledge Needs for Agricultural Policy and Program Design – A SAKSS Uganda workshop 27 October 2011; Imperial Royale Hotel, Kampala, Uganda Welfare Trends for Uganda’s Smallholder Farming Households Bjorn Van Campenhout – IFPRI, Kampala
  2. 2. Poverty or welfare -> real interesting when one starts to compare over space over time Often repeated cross-sections Now also panel data
  3. 3. Impressive poverty reduction track record But do smallholder farmers also benefit?
  4. 6. What does panel data say? subsistence farmer +0.227US/day wage employed +0.445US/day non-ag enterprise +0.401US/day
  5. 7. Green= subsistence Blue= wage earner Red= non-ag enterprise
  6. 8. red= subsistence in 2006 and 2009 Green= subsistence in 2006 but not in 2009
  7. 9. red= subsistence in 2006 and 2009 blue= non- subsistence in 2006 and 2009
  8. 11. Conclusion: smallholders seem to enjoy equal reductions in poverty but they are much poorer to begin with

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