Evidence

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Project implementer
Palladium
Programme
Uganda Value Added Maize Alliance (UVAMA)
Results level
Systemic change
Method
Case study
Data source
Primary surveys
Intervention type
Improved value chain coordination

This case study looks explores Uganda Value Added Maize Alliance's (UVAMA) work in the Uganda maize sector for modernising the traditional small farmer system and bringing it into the supply chain of a sophisticated company. 

Intervention description

It uses an organisational model that is both commercially viable and sustainable. UVAMA is creating value that benefits the maize sector by:

  • improving access to markets for existing and new entrants
  • upgrading physical technology and practices for improved productivity
  • improving knowledge and skills of actors in the system

Evidence methodology

The case study is based on data from programme surveys and information from programme staff.

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