Challenges faced by the agriculture sector

The key challenges include the following:

  • High cost of investment/finance.
  • Inadequate physical infrastructure to support the sector
  • Poor farming techniques
  • Limited access to quality farm inputs
  • Too much relying on rain;
  • Lack of marketing data and information
  • Inadequate production and post harvest technologies.
  • Inadequate disease control facilities.
  • Lack of awareness by farmers on better farming methods
  • Low incomes of farmers to purchase the necessary farm inputs
  • Limited funding by government and private sector to agricultural sector
  • Low production and productivity resulting in low revenue
  • Low value addition to agricultural produce
  • Limited market access due to inadequate marketing and agro processing facilities
  • Weak implementation of agricultural laws and policies
  • Limited public agricultural institutions
  • Inadequate storage and high post harvest losses
  • Land limitation in some areas
  • The country has not yet been zoned on the basis of different agricultural crops.

 

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Challenges faced by the agriculture sector

The key challenges include the following:

  • High cost of investment/finance.
  • Inadequate physical infrastructure to support the sector
  • Poor farming techniques
  • Limited access to quality farm inputs
  • Too much relying on rain;
  • Lack of marketing data and information
  • Inadequate production and post harvest technologies.
  • Inadequate disease control facilities.
  • Lack of awareness by farmers on better farming methods
  • Low incomes of farmers to purchase the necessary farm inputs
  • Limited funding by government and private sector to agricultural sector
  • Low production and productivity resulting in low revenue
  • Low value addition to agricultural produce
  • Limited market access due to inadequate marketing and agro processing facilities
  • Weak implementation of agricultural laws and policies
  • Limited public agricultural institutions
  • Inadequate storage and high post harvest losses
  • Land limitation in some areas
  • The country has not yet been zoned on the basis of different agricultural crops.

 

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