Promoting Agriculture Sector Growth and Development: A Comparative Analysis of Uganda’s Political Party Manifestos (2011-2016)
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This paper is an analytical comparison of the promises made by Uganda’s different political parties in their manifestos (2011 – 2016) with regard to the measures proposed to address the challenges facing the agriculture sector. The comparison is along eight major areas generally considered key for agricultural growth and development in Uganda. These areas are: agriculture sector financing; agricultural inputs; agricultural credit for farmers; agro-processing and marketing; agricultural education; agricultural extension and advisory services; agricultural research and technology development; and water for agricultural production.