Pigs in Uganda

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Pigs in Uganda

Food safety is one component of the pig value chain development in Uganda and integrated into the overall activities of CRP3.7 (Livestock and Fish) led by ILRI.

SFFF country coordinator: Dr Francis Ejobi, Makerere University country support by Freie Universität Berlin (Prof. Peter-Henning Clausen, Kristina Rösel)

Activities 2012-2013 (year 1) 1. Site selection (no SFFF participation)

2. Partners and actors landscape scoping for stakeholder engagement

3. Develop methods and tools for value chain assessment

4. Rapid value chain assessment (November 2012 - February 2013)

5. Situational analysis (ongoing)

  • [http:www.slideshare.net/ILR| situational analysis] of smallholder pig value chains in Uganda by Alex Tatwangire ([http:livestockfish.cgiar.org/category/species/pigs/| SPVCD project] Uganda)
  • situational analysis of food safety (ongoing, Dr Francis Ejobi)

6. Review of (grey) literature, successes/failures, best-bet interventions

7. Identification of postgraduate students for intervention study

Activities 2013-2014 (year 2)

8. Piloting of best-bet interventions

9. Continuous stakeholder engagement, dissemination of Findings

10. Upgraded curricula