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Reasons why Lake Victoria is a successful fishing ground in Uganda

Reasons why Lake Victoria is a successful fishing ground in Uganda

The fishermen use motorized boats to reach far into the lake and catch a lot of fish. The numerous islands provide good anchorage and resting points for fishermen. The dense population around the lake and in major towns of Entebbe, Kampala and Jinja provide a ready market. Fish is also popular in the diet of …

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Relief and landform development in Uganda

Relief and landform development in Uganda

Uganda lies on the African plateau at an average altitude of 1200m above sea level. In Uganda, the lowest altitude is found along L. Albert i.e. 620m above sea level and the elevated areas are found in the Rwenzori Mountains i.e. 5000m above sea level. Other elevated relief areas are Elgon, Muhavura, and Moroto and …

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7 problems facing coffee farming in Uganda

7 problems facing coffee farming in Uganda

Pests which destroy large parts of farms leading to losses e.g. termites. Diseases that lead to poor quality output such as coffee wilt disease and coffee berry disease. Limited land for coffee plantations due to the ever-increasing population. Soil exhaustion due to monoculture leading to low and poor quality yields. Competition with other coffee-producing countries …

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Problems facing Tea production in Uganda

Competition with unwanted weeds for plant nutrients leading to poor quality produce. Pests e.g. aphids which destroy the crop leaves leading to losses. Diseases e.g. root fungus disease which lead to poor quality output. Inadequate capital yet expensive machinery is used in tea processing. Scarcity of labour to do the plucking during the harvesting period. …

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SIGNIFICANCE OF TRADE TO UGANDA

SIGNIFICANCE OF TRADE TO UGANDA

Economic Growth Trade creates numerous job opportunities through the several industries set up to meet the demand of various goods. A high demand of certain goods encourages specialization in production, which lead to high quality of goods Foreign exchange Through international trade, a country is able to acquire foreign currency which enables the said country …

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PROBLEMS FACING TRADE IN UGANDA

PROBLEMS FACING TRADE IN UGANDA

Smuggling: Some people sneak in goods from other countries and at the same time export UGANDA’s products to such countries through the black market. Such trade is detrimental to the economic growth of the country because such traders avoid paying taxes. Nature of UGANDA’s imports and the unfavourable balance of trade: Most of the imports …

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8 PROBLEMS ASSOCIATED WITH INDUSTRIALIZATION IN UGANDA

8 PROBLEMS ASSOCIATED WITH INDUSTRIALIZATION IN UGANDA

Inadequate capital to inset in the industrial sector local investors depend on basic provision from the government and foreign aid and grants which may not be adequate or has too high interest rates. Most industrial suffer from inconsistency in the supply of raw materials due to fluctuation in output especially agricultural raw materials, industries dependent …

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