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Agriculture: What went wrong on our farms?

Published on March 23, 2016

Agriculture represents 37 per cent of Uganda’s Gross Domestic Product estimated by the International Monetary Fund to stand at $27 billion (Shs90.9 trillion) and approximately 82 per cent (2013 figures) of inhabitants are involved in agricultural activities. It contributes nearly all of Uganda’s foreign exchange earnings with coffee representing the largest percentage of 19 per cent of the country’s exports. 
In 2014, the country was the ninth largest coffee producer in the world with 240 million kilogrammes; coming second (in Africa) to Ethiopia which produced 397.5 million kilogrammes. Read more. Source | New Times