Ploblems Of Improving Agricultural Technology In Peasantry Societies In Uganda

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Abstract

the study was about the problems of improving agricultural technology in peasantry societies in uganda; a case study of Ngetta sub county, lira district. The study was based on the following three objectives; to establish modernisation strategies of improving agricultural technology in peasantry societies, to establish the problems affecting modernisation strategy in peasantry societies and to examine the relationship between agriculture modernisation and food production in peasantry societies. A sample of 70 respondents both female and male peasants from the societies of Ngetta sub county, lira district were used for the study. The study employed a case study research design and methodology used was both qualitative and quantitative. questionnaires and documentary review were the major tools of data collection. In regard to modernisation strategies of improving agricultural technology in peasantry societies, it was revealed by majority 50.00% of respondents strongly agreed for Plan for Modemisation of Agriculture (PMA),

17.14% agreed for Poverty Eradication Action Plan (PEAP), 61.43% strongly agreed for National developrnent Plan (NDP), 58.57% of respondents agreed for Development Strategy and Investment Plan DSIP) and 41.43% of respondents agreed for Presiciential Initiative on Banana Industrial development (PIBID) as agricultural modernisation sti~ategies that have been established by societies of Ngetta Sub County to improve agricultural technology. In regard to challenges to modernization strategies, it was revealed by majority 67.14% strongly agreed that agricultural modemisation strategies fail to mention the importance of smallholders, yet it is meant to address

heir food and hunger problems, majority 44.29% agreed that agricultural modernisation

strategies bundle the peasants within the sector stakeholders, their needs and values being taken is similar to those of the private investors and development partners and majority 70.00% strongly agreed that agricultural moclernisation strategies consider peasantry as the unwilling system that has failed to give up its traditional methods and economic and political autonomy, making it difficult to modemise and develop agriculture. In regard to relationship between agriculture modernisation

md food production in peasantry societies, majority 51. .43% strongly agreed that agricultural

iiodernisation strategies play a double role of generating income and keeping food in the local

uarkets, which would ensure sustained food supplies, majority 52.86% strongly agreed that

mgricultural modernisation strategies shield rural housel iolds from global market price shocks,

~ince the majority are self-sufficient; consuming their own staples. The researcher recommended

:hat agricultural modemisation strategies should: aim at orienting subsistence farmers towards

:he market; transform subsistence fanning to commercial agriculture; not consider peasantry as

:he unwilling system that has failed to give up its traditional methods and economic and political mutonomy, making it difficult to modernise and develop agriculture.

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APA

CAROLINE, A (2021). Ploblems Of Improving Agricultural Technology In Peasantry Societies In Uganda. Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/ploblems-of-improving-agricultural-technology-in-peasantry-societies-in-uganda

MLA 8th

CAROLINE, APIO "Ploblems Of Improving Agricultural Technology In Peasantry Societies In Uganda" Afribary. Afribary, 11 Jun. 2021, https://afribary.com/works/ploblems-of-improving-agricultural-technology-in-peasantry-societies-in-uganda. Accessed 17 Oct. 2021.

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CAROLINE, APIO . "Ploblems Of Improving Agricultural Technology In Peasantry Societies In Uganda". Afribary, Afribary, 11 Jun. 2021. Web. 17 Oct. 2021. < https://afribary.com/works/ploblems-of-improving-agricultural-technology-in-peasantry-societies-in-uganda >.

Chicago

CAROLINE, APIO . "Ploblems Of Improving Agricultural Technology In Peasantry Societies In Uganda" Afribary (2021). Accessed October 17, 2021. https://afribary.com/works/ploblems-of-improving-agricultural-technology-in-peasantry-societies-in-uganda