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EAC states urged to review their agricultural budgetary allocations.

Published on April 21, 2015

Even though agriculture  remains the main economic activity in the East African Community (EAC) partner states, public spending on the sector remain very low as reflected in the 2014/2015 individual national budgets published by Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda and Rwanda.  

This is despite the sector contributing about 30 percent of the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) and employing about 80 percent of the total work force of these countries. 
The revelation is documented in a report deduced from the EAC partner states budgetary review for 2014/2015 fiscal year conducted recently by the Eastern Africa Farmers Federation (EAFF). Read more. Source| IPP Media