9 PROBLEMS FACING FLOWER GROWERS IN UGANDA

9 PROBLEMS FACING FLOWER GROWERS IN UGANDA
  • Un-predictable weather conditions especially strong winds and too much rainfall.
  • Inefficient transport network and yet flowers are perishable which needs to reach market immediately.
  • Limited storage cold rooms for the cut flowers and this make flowers wither and a general loss.




  • Competition for market with other flower-producing countries such as Kenya and Zambia.
  • The cost of irrigation of flower gardens is high limiting floriculture expansion.
  • Shortage of labour to work in flower gardens due to little wages paid. Also farmers have limited skills in growing flowers.
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