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Commercialization of Crop          Production in UgandaStrategic Analysis and Knowledge Support System – Uganda Knowledge ...
Data sources• Uganda Census of Agriculture, 2008/2009  – 32,238 agricultural households with complete data on crop    prod...
Percent of total agricultural households that             produce each crop            Maize   Beans   Matooke   Cassava  ...
Percent of harvested crop that was marketed             Maize   Beans   Matooke   Cassava   Sweet                         ...
Crop price estimates based on market assignment using network analysis
Level of commercialization* by district for:   maize, beans, matooke, cassava, and sweet potatoes* Commercialization: valu...
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  1. 1. Commercialization of Crop Production in UgandaStrategic Analysis and Knowledge Support System – Uganda Knowledge Needs for Agricultural Policy & Program Design 27th Oct 2011, Imperial Royale, Kampala Lucy Myles, Patrick Lubega, & Todd Benson IFPRI-Kampala
  2. 2. Data sources• Uganda Census of Agriculture, 2008/2009 – 32,238 agricultural households with complete data on crop production – 5 most widely produced crops represented in this analysis: maize, beans, matooke, cassava, and sweet potatoes• FIT Uganda InfoTrade, 2008/2009 – Seasonal average prices calculated from biweekly market price reports for the 5 crops represented in this analysis• Uganda geographic locations. UBOS – Uganda parish boundaries: LC2, 2002 and 2006 – Uganda major roads, 2010
  3. 3. Percent of total agricultural households that produce each crop Maize Beans Matooke Cassava Sweet Potato Central 70 63 74 55 50 Eastern 75 46 26 48 43 Northern 65 42 3 32 33 Western 56 79 70 36 40 Country 67 57 42 43 41 Wide
  4. 4. Percent of harvested crop that was marketed Maize Beans Matooke Cassava Sweet Potato Central 29.6 25.3 15.4 15.3 10.5 Eastern 26.8 24.9 16.8 18.1 7.7 Northern 18.0 14.0 35.8 18.0 9.4 Western 29.9 26.4 21.2 18.7 12.2 Country 26.1 23.6 18.6 17.5 9.9 Wide
  5. 5. Crop price estimates based on market assignment using network analysis
  6. 6. Level of commercialization* by district for: maize, beans, matooke, cassava, and sweet potatoes* Commercialization: value of marketed crops/value of harvested crops

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