9 FACTORS THAT HAVE FOVOURED HORTICULTURE IN UGANDA

9 FACTORS THAT HAVE FOVOURED HORTICULTURE IN UGANDA

  • Presence of improved transport and communication network of roads linking urban centers and air transport like Entebbe linking international markets of Europe.




  • Availability of heavy and reliable well-distributed rainfall throughout the year for crop growth.
  • Presence of fertile soils which are well drained for fruit, vegetables and flower growth.
  • Availability of cheap supply of labour both skilled and semi-skilled to work in the gardens.
  • Presence of adequate capital to invest in horticulture.
  • Supportive government policy of liberalization of agriculture sector allowing foreign investors into market gardening especially in floriculture.

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