Publications

UGANDA family farmers building resilience for adaptation to climate change

The field research of this study was carried out in Mubende and Mukono districts in the Central Region of Uganda. These districts were suggested by ESAFF Uganda, considering that, on one hand, the districts were severely affected by climate change, and are making visible progress in implementing sustainable techniques to minimize the severe effects.

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EAC Smallholder farmers proposed 5 key investment areas that would transform farmers livelihood and lead to greater economic growth

Smallholder agriculture continues to play a key role in the agriculture which is a priority policy objective of the East African Community (EAC) since its establishment. East African governments consider agriculture as the backborne of their respective economies.

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EMPOWERING WOMEN AND GIRLS FOR SOCIAL AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

Women in Uganda comprise more than 70 percent of the agriculture labor force with a major contribution to national GDP estimated at 22% yet the resultant profits are hardly aggregated and accountable for their well being.

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ESAFF Uganda Annual Report 2017

The year 2017 has been a remarkable year for ESAFF Uganda as an organization as we celebrate our 15th year since our establishment and therefore this annual report covers the progress made of the different activities that were implemented by the organization under each strategic components.

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Report for 2nd EAC Agriculture Budget Summit 2016

The summit had presentations on the country progress on the implementation of the Malabo Declaration (Progress, challenges, lessons learnt and recommendations). Key analysis and findings on Public Investment in agriculture were presented from the five EAC Member Countries.

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Why Government should preserve Indigenous Climate Change Adaptation Practices by Small Scale Farmers in Uganda

The indigenous adaptation practices often increase productivity as well as forming a basis for coping with climate change. Integration of indigenous knowledge in climate forecasts works well as it helps farmers to adapt to climate change and its variability as indigenous knowledge is put into practice.

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Enhancing indigenous practices in climate change adaptation among small scale farmers in Soroti and Mubende district

ESAFF Uganda commissioned a study on Indigenous Practices to Climate Change adaptation by Small Scale Farmers in Mubende and Soroti districts. The overall objective of the study was to assess and find out the different indigenous practices small scale farmers use to adapt to the changing climate in their localities.

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Budget allocation and Performance Tracking at Local Government Report Case Study of Mayuge and Kabale districts

This report synthesizes findings from a study aimed at reviewing Government expenditures in Mayuge and Kabale districts under the Agriculture sector and other related sectors. The study was conducted by ESAFF Uganda with support from European Union (EU) through ESAFF Regional office.

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ESAFF Uganda Annual Report 2014/15

2014/15 has been an incredible year for ESAFF Uganda as an organization therefore this Annual Report aims at giving a brief insight of different activities that have been implemented under each of ESAFF Uganda’s Strategic program and achievements within the 12 months.

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Understanding Food sovereignty and Family Farming

Food sovereignty is the right of every nation to keep and develop its own capacity to produce food, vital for food security at community and national level, in accordance to their own cultural diversity and variety of production methods

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ESAFF PETS ACTIVITIES IN A NUTSHELL

In the interest of assisting Small-Scale Farmers to prepare and conduct PETS in their areas/country, this brochure simply outline key steps to be taken by Small Scale Farmers when conducting PETS.

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Public Agriculture Expenditure Analysis in Africa A Case of Uganda

This report is part of a larger study conducted in 2014. Agriculture is commonly understood to be associated with the production of crops, fisheries and livestock. This study is on Public Agriculture Expenditure in Africa Maputo and Malabo commitments focusing on The Case of Uganda

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Basic CAADP Information for small-scale farmers

The Comprehensive Africa Agriculture Development Programme (CAADP) was endorsed at the African Union Heads of State Summit as a New Partnership for Africa’s Development (NEPAD) program in July 2003 and focuses on improving and promoting agriculture across Africa.

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Summary of the Malabo Declaration 2014

The African Heads of State and Government of the African Union (AU) at the Twenty Third (XXIII) Ordinary Session of the AU assembly meeting from 26-27th in June 2014, in Malabo, Equatorial Guinea adopted the declaration meant to transform the Agriculture sector in Africa and to give CAADP an opportunity to guide agriculture development on the African continent.

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Brochure for ESAFF Uganda 2012 to 2017

The formation of ESAFF in 2002 was a direct response to the need to create a forum where
Small Scale Farmers (SSFs) are able to facilitate processes through which farmers’
development concerns.

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Agricultural and Food Security Policies and Small Scale Farmers in the East African Community

The study Agricultural and Food Security policies and small-scale farmers in the East African Community was conducted by Gret as part of INVOLVE project conducted by ESAFF (Eastern and Southern Africa Small Scale Farmers’ Forum )

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The Small-scale Farmers Perspective on 2014 Malabo Commitments

In light of the 2014 Malabo declaration on accelerated agricultural growth and transformation for shared prosperity and improved livelihoods, the government of Uganda needs to follow up on the commitments and targets set so as to ensure that small scale farmers have a better chance at reaping the benefit of paying taxes.

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2014 International Year of Family Farming (IYFF) Flyer

The 2014 International Year of Family Farming (IYFF) aims to raise the profile of family farming and smallholder farming by focusing world attention on its significant role in eradicating hunger and poverty, providing food security and nutrition, improving livelihoods, managing natural resources, protecting the environment, and achieving sustainable development, in particular in rural areas.

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