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Why Uganda should process raw materials into finished products

Published on January 17, 2018

Uganda is mainly an agricultural country, whose biggest population (80 per cent) live in rural areas and depend on subsistence agriculture. 

Consequently, many economic and policy experts have urged government to increase its annual budget allocation to for meaningful social economic transformation to take place from the current 7 per cent to 15 per cent of Gross Domestic Product as recommended by the Maputo Declaration of 2003. Read more. Source | Daily Monitor