Cooperatives and Agricultural Development in Elgon Region: A Case Study of Bugisu Cooperatives Union (BCU)

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ABSTRACT

This report presents the role of BCU towards agricultural development in the Elgon region. The study was based on three specific objectives; to establish the contribution of cooperative unions towards Agricultural development in region. Determine the challenges faced by cooperative unions in Elgon region. Suggest measures to the challenges faced by cooperative unions in Elgon region. It was based on a descriptive case study design basing on the use of qualitative and quantitative approaches that were being adopted to determine the role of Cooperatives (Bugisu Cooperative Union) towards Agricultural Development in Elgon region. Data was collected from both primary and secondary sources. Data was processed and analyzed using formal tables and narrative text, to determine the role of Cooperatives (Bugisu Cooperative Union) towards Agricultural Development in Elgon region. A total of 104 respondents were considered out of the entire population in the Bugisu Cooperatives Union (Bcu) .The findings indicated that Cooperatives and Agricultural Development in Elgon were functioning as per the intended plan thus enhancing efficiency and accurate data capturing. The findings indicated that, regarding infrastructure development, 25.3 percent of the respondents were the view that the union has achieved this aspect towards agricultural development. According to the respondents, this is evidenced by Malukho estate, Namatala estate and primary society stores. However, some respondents 74.7 percent were of the view that growth in the infrastructure has been retantient to the extent that most of the primary society stores are in a sorrow state in that farmers no longer use them to store producers. As regards the state of, roads this still remains the biggest challenge towards agricultural development. This piece of work has been compiled and is presented in a very simple language easy to understand, a lot of terminologies have been avoided. I therefore welcome you to have a humble time in reading this work. There are new and knowledge-building findings in the work, a lot of inspirations.

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APA

Frontiers, E. & JONATHAN, K (2022). Cooperatives and Agricultural Development in Elgon Region: A Case Study of Bugisu Cooperatives Union (BCU). Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/cooperatives-and-agricultural-development-in-elgon-region-a-case-study-of-bugisu-cooperatives-union-bcu

MLA 8th

Frontiers, Edu, and KUUKA JONATHAN "Cooperatives and Agricultural Development in Elgon Region: A Case Study of Bugisu Cooperatives Union (BCU)" Afribary. Afribary, 21 Jun. 2022, https://afribary.com/works/cooperatives-and-agricultural-development-in-elgon-region-a-case-study-of-bugisu-cooperatives-union-bcu. Accessed 29 Jun. 2022.

MLA7

Frontiers, Edu, and KUUKA JONATHAN . "Cooperatives and Agricultural Development in Elgon Region: A Case Study of Bugisu Cooperatives Union (BCU)". Afribary, Afribary, 21 Jun. 2022. Web. 29 Jun. 2022. < https://afribary.com/works/cooperatives-and-agricultural-development-in-elgon-region-a-case-study-of-bugisu-cooperatives-union-bcu >.

Chicago

Frontiers, Edu and JONATHAN, KUUKA . "Cooperatives and Agricultural Development in Elgon Region: A Case Study of Bugisu Cooperatives Union (BCU)" Afribary (2022). Accessed June 29, 2022. https://afribary.com/works/cooperatives-and-agricultural-development-in-elgon-region-a-case-study-of-bugisu-cooperatives-union-bcu