What agricultural products does Uganda Export?

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What agricultural products does Uganda Export?

Products include food crops (such as plantains, cassava, sweet potatoes, millet, sorghum, maize, beans, groundnuts and sesame), livestock and export crops (coffee, cotton, tea and tobacco). Some high value crops (e.g. cut flowers and certain vegetables and fruits, are also being exported.

What is the GDP of agriculture?

The share of agriculture in GDP increased to 19.9 per cent in 2020-21 from 17.8 per cent in 2019-20.

Which country in East Africa is the largest destination for Uganda exports?

The most common destination for the exports of Uganda are United Arab Emirates ($3.5B), Kenya ($401M), South Sudan ($357M), Democratic Republic of the Congo ($265M), and Italy ($144M).

Which countries are least dependent on agriculture?

Agricultural Land As % Of Land Area

Rank Country Agricultural land (% of land area)
1 Suriname 0.53 %
2 Greenland 0.57 %
3 Singapore 0.95 %
4 Bahamas 1.40 %

What does Uganda import the most?

Uganda mostly imports oil (24 percent of total imports) followed by pharmaceutical products and capital goods.

What is the biggest import in Uganda?

Imports The top imports of Uganda are Gold (including gold plated with platinum) unwrought or in semi-manufactured forms, or… ($1.97B), Petroleum oils and oils from bituminous minerals, not crude; preparations n.e.c, containing… ($651M), Palm oil and its fractions; whether or not refined, but not chemically…

What is the most exported product in Uganda?

Uganda mostly exports agricultural products (80 percent of total exports). The most important exports is coffee (22 percent of total exports) followed by tea, cotton, copper, oil and fish. Uganda’s main export partners are Sudan (15 percent), Kenya (10 percent), DR Congo, Netherlands, Germany, South Africa and UAE.

Which country has no agriculture farm?

According to a recent World Bank report, the countries with the smallest percentages of land used for agriculture today include Suriname, Greenland, Singapore, the Bahamas, the Seychelles, and Norway.

How much of Uganda’s GDP is from agriculture?

  In fiscal year 2020/2021, agriculture accounted for about 23.7% of GDP, and 31% of export earnings.   The UBOS estimates that about 70% of Uganda’s working population is employed in agriculture.

What are the investment opportunities in agriculture in Uganda?

There are signficant investment opportunities in Uganda’s agriculture sector, including in production, input supply, value addition processing, standards compliance and export, and post-harvest handling. In the coffee sector, there is space to increase coffee production and the amount of coffee exported to the United States.

How did Uganda earn Shs12 trillion from exports in 2017?

Uganda earned US$3.339bn (Shs12.3 trillion) in 2017 from her exports combined, up from US$2.921bn (Shs10.7 trillion) in 2016, according to latest figures released by the Bank of Uganda (BoU). Cash crops contributed greatly to the above earning. For example, coffee beat gold exports to emerge Uganda’s top foreign exchange earner.

Can Uganda feed 200 million people?

  According to the UN’s Food and Agriculture Organization, Uganda’s fertile agricultural land has the potential to feed 200 million people.   Eighty percent of Uganda’s land is arable but only 35% is being cultivated.