The Role of Agro-Forestry in Poverty Reduction in Kabale District: A Case Study of Kyanamir& Sub-County

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TABLE OF CONTENTS.

Content Page

Declaration

Approval

Dedication iv

Acknowledgment v

Table of contents vi

List of Tables and Figures ix

List of Acronyms Abbreviations x

Abstract

CHAPTER ONE:

1 .0 Introduction i

1.1 Background to the study i

1.2 Statement of the problem 2

1.3 Objectives of the study 3

1.4 Research questions 3

1.5 Scope ofthe study 4

1.6 Justification of the study 4

1.7 Significance of the study 4

1.8 Limitations of the study s

CHAPTER TWO: LITEkATURE REVIEW

2.1 Agro-forestry goods and services being commercialized /marketed in

Kabale 6

2.2 The opportunities of using Agro-forestry in Poverty reduction 8

2.3 Ways in which agro-forestry can be improved to help reduce poverty 11

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CHAPTER THREE: METHODOLOGY,

3.1 Introduction 14

3.2 Research Design 14

3.3 TheSample 14

3.3.1 Sample selection 15

3.3.2 Sample size 15

3.4 Data collection 15

3.4. 1 Questionnaires 15

3.4.2 Interviewing~ 16

3.4.3 Direct Observation 16

3.5 Research Instruments 16

3.6 Data Presentation and Analysis 16

CHAPTER FOUR: DATA PRESENTATION AND ANLYSIS

4.1 Introduction 17

4.2 Which agro-forestry goods and services are being commercialized /

marketed in Kabale 18

4.3 What are the opportunities of using Agro-forestry in poverty reduction.... 19

4.4 In what ways can Ago-forestry be improved in Kyanamira Sub-county to

help reduce poverty2 23

CHAPTER FIVE:

SUMMARY, CONCLUSION AND RECOMMENDATIONS,

5.1 Summary 26

5.2 Conclusions 27

5.3 Recommendations 28

References 30

vii

APPENDICES:

I Questionnaire for Farmers in Kabale 32

II Questionnaire to Local Council Leaders 34

III Questionnaire to Agro-forestry Staff in Kabale 36

IV Questionnaire to Government Officials in Kabale District 38

V Interview Guide for Women 40

VI Interview guide for Elders 41

VII Letter of Introduction from the researcher to the respondents 42

VIII Letter of introduction from the University 43

IX Map of Uganda showing Kabale District 44

X Map of Kabale District showing its Sub-counties 45 

ABSTRACT The research was carried out in Kyanamira Sub-county Kabale district. It was aimed at finding out the role of Agro-forestry in poverty reduction in Kabale district. It was based on the following objectives: To find out which Agro-forestry goods and services are being commercialized/marketed. To find out the opportunities of using Agro-forestry initiatives to reduce poverty To find out ways in which agro-forestry can be improved to help reduce poverty. The study included all the farmers in Kyanamira Sub-county practicing Agro forestry and 120 respondents were used. Questionnaires, interviews and direct observations were used to collect data. It was discovered that the major agro-forestry products on sale in the local markets are fruits, medicine, fodder and timber It was noted that agro-forestry had increased income generation among the Kyanarnira farmers and many more benefited Provision of tools to farmers, education, creation of markets sensitization programmes, provision of better quality seeds and provision of loans without collateral to farmers were sited as the maj or contributions towards Agro-forestry The study recommended government to provide tree seedlings to farmers at a minimal price, introduce agro-forestry into the curricular of schools, increase collaboration in agro-forestry research programmes and develop trained manpower in agro-forestry through post-graduate studies in local and international universities as some of the ways of improving Agro-forestry

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PEACE, T (2022). The Role of Agro-Forestry in Poverty Reduction in Kabale District: A Case Study of Kyanamir& Sub-County. Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/the-role-of-agro-forestry-in-poverty-reduction-in-kabale-district-a-case-study-of-kyanamir-sub-county

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PEACE, TUHIMBISE "The Role of Agro-Forestry in Poverty Reduction in Kabale District: A Case Study of Kyanamir& Sub-County" Afribary. Afribary, 02 Aug. 2022, https://afribary.com/works/the-role-of-agro-forestry-in-poverty-reduction-in-kabale-district-a-case-study-of-kyanamir-sub-county. Accessed 12 Aug. 2022.

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PEACE, TUHIMBISE . "The Role of Agro-Forestry in Poverty Reduction in Kabale District: A Case Study of Kyanamir& Sub-County". Afribary, Afribary, 02 Aug. 2022. Web. 12 Aug. 2022. < https://afribary.com/works/the-role-of-agro-forestry-in-poverty-reduction-in-kabale-district-a-case-study-of-kyanamir-sub-county >.

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PEACE, TUHIMBISE . "The Role of Agro-Forestry in Poverty Reduction in Kabale District: A Case Study of Kyanamir& Sub-County" Afribary (2022). Accessed August 12, 2022. https://afribary.com/works/the-role-of-agro-forestry-in-poverty-reduction-in-kabale-district-a-case-study-of-kyanamir-sub-county