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Agrarian question and technological change in Uganda

Agrarian question and technological change in Uganda

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Published by Makerere Institute of Social Research in [Kampala] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Uganda.
    • Subjects:
    • Rural development -- Uganda.,
    • Land tenure -- Uganda.,
    • Agricultural innovations -- Uganda.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      Statementeditor, E.G. Nabuguzi.
      ContributionsNabuguzi, E. G., Makerere Institute of Social Research.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHN794.Z9 C62 1990
      The Physical Object
      Paginationii, 368 p.;
      Number of Pages368
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1392348M
      LC Control Number92982067

      Downloadable (with restrictions)! To reduce poverty and food insecurity in Africa requires raising productivity in agriculture. Systematic use of fertilizer and hybrid seed is a pathway to increased productivity, but adoption of these technologies remains low. We investigate whether the quality of agricultural inputs can help explain low take-up. Many chapters of this book address that question. 3. The Book’s Aims and Scope Definitions of technological progress (change) Technologicalprogress(change)canbedefinedasanincrease(change)in Capital-intensive technological change takes various forms. For our.

      COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus. and urbanisation in Uganda Douglas Gollin (University of Oxford), Akura Mugyenyi (Bank of Uganda), and Ritwika Sen (IGC) Policy note November Structural transformation and the development process Uganda’s Vision envisions a transition to middle income country status with a largely non-agrarian workforce and urban-dwelling populace.

      In order to answer this, we must first understand what modernization is. Modernization, in social sciences terminology, is the process by which a country moves from having a traditional, agrarian. Research and Technology Adoption in a Changing Agricultural Sector Technological change has been a major factor shaping agriculture in the last years [Schultz (); Cochrane ()]. A comparison of agricultural production patterns in the United States at the beginning () and end of the century () shows that.


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Abstract. Within the past two decades or so gender, and the women’s question in particular, has taken on a new significance. In Uganda, and Africa in general, studies dealing with the women’s question and the role played by women in agricultural production have been undertaken.

1 These studies have some common underlying assumptions. First, the advent of colonial rule and the penetration Author: Zie Gariyo. Agricultural extensions systems were introduced in Uganda by the colonial administration, in the early twentieth century. It has been a key part of Uganda’s agricultural development strategy, albeit with changes and innovations in approaches, institutional arrangements, methods, and strategies.

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Researchers need to put in place a rigorous process for prioritization of end-users’ needs and preferences at the different stages of technology. Journals & Books; Help This is also why industrial and agrarian revolutions always go together, and why economies in which agriculture is stagnant do not show industrial development [Lewis (, p.emphasis added)].

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Downloadable. Why adoption rate of potentially profitable agricultural technologies in Africa remains low is still puzzling. This paper uses a randomized control trial to study Ugandan subsistence smallholders' decisions to adopt cash crops. A unique way of eliciting farmers price and yield expectations allows us to investigate the role of farmers' ex-ante beliefs about crop profitability on.

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In The agrarian question and technological change in Uganda, edited by E. Nabuguzi, Kampala, Uganda: Makerere Institute of Social Research. Google Scholar. A very minority view: Why I love Uganda’s tribalists (Pt II) Solution to our land problems lie in return to pre land regime EC should also apply digital means to work.Yet a careful study of African agrarian systems shows that there is more than one way to agricultural and rural social development, which Mafeje says is particularly important in the wake of “mono-economics” from the West and the drive toward globalization or homogenization in a unipolar world order.