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Uganda Sweet Potato Survey Report

Uganda Sweet Potato Survey Report

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The marketing potential of Potatoes in Uganda andmarket opportunities for Rwanda.
Draft Report
Okoboi GeofreyInternational Institute of Tropical AgricultureOctober 2001
 
Table of contentsREPORT SUMMARY......................................................................................................................4
 
POTATO PRODUCTION IN UGANDA
..................................................................................5
 
POTATO PRODUCTION AREAS..................................................................................................5
 
POTATO PRODUCTION STATISTICS........................................................................................6
 
SEASONALITY OF POTATO PRODUCTION.............................................................................9
 
POTATO VARIETIES...................................................................................................................10
 
POTATO PRODUCTION COSTS................................................................................................11
 
WARE POTATO MARKETING IN UGANDA
....................................................................14
 
DESCRIPTION OF TRADING AND THE MARKETING CHAIN............................................14
 
CONSUMPTION AND PRICES....................................................................................................17
 
SPATIAL ANALYSIS OF WARE POTATO MARKET..............................................................21
 
MARKETING COSTS AND MARGINS......................................................................................22
 
WARE POTATO IMPORTS/EXPORTS......................................................................................24
 
SEED POTATO MARKETING IN UGANDA..............................................................................26
 
COMMENTARY ON UNSPPA SEED POTATO PRODUCTION MARKETING REPORTS...30
 
CONCLUSIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS
....................................................................0
 
List of tables
Table 1: Output, Area planted and Yield of Potatoes from Major production Districts in Year 2000
..........7
Table 2a: Potato Production Calendar for Kabale District.
........................................................9
Table 2b: Potato Production Calendar for Kisoro, Mbarara, Mbale and Kapchorwa Districts.
..........10
Table 3: Characteristics of Potato Varieties Released/Grown in Uganda
....................................10
Table 4: Ware Potato Production Costs in Kapchorwa District, Uganda for Year 2001.
.................11
Table 5: Sensitivity Analysis of the effects of Changes in Costs and Revenues on farmers’ Margins
.12
Table 6: Average monthly household consumption expenditure on Potatoes by region in 1995
........18
Table 7: Average monthly household consumption expenditure on Matooke by region in 1995
.......18
Table 8: Average monthly Household consumption expenditure on major food staples in Uganda in 1995
18
Table 9: Correlation Coefficients (r) for Potato between four towns using nominal prices
..............22
Table 10: Correlation Coefficients (r) for Potato between four towns using real prices
..................22
Table 11: Potato Marketing Cost and Margins
.....................................................................23
Table 12: Assumptions used to derive costs in table 5
...........................................................24
Appendix 2: Grand Seasonal Index for Potato in Kampala Calculated from Real Retail prices
........32
Annex 1: PRODUCTION REPORTS FOR UGANDA NATIONAL SEED POTATO PRODUCERS’ASSOCIATION (UNSPPA) FOR 2000A SEASON
.....................................................33
List of figures
Map 1: Major districts producing Potato in Uganda
................................................................5
Figure 2: Percentage share of Area planted with Potato in 2000 by major districts
..........................6
Figure 3: Potato production (‘000 Mt) in Uganda, 1980-2000
...................................................7
Figure 4: Potato production (‘000 Mt) in Uganda, 1980-2000
...................................................8
Figure 5: The Ware Potato trading chain.
...........................................................................15
Figure 6: Trend of monthly nominal retail price of Potatoes in select district urban markets
...........19
Figure 7: Trend of monthly nominal retail price of Potatoes in select district urban markets
...........19
Figure 8: GSI for potatoes in Kampala, 1989-2000
...............................................................20
 
 

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