Uganda scores 4.4/10 and is on track in implementing the Malabo Declaration on Agriculture transformation in Africa.

Highlights of the 5 key areas of strong performance of the country

for CAADP Process Completion.
annual growth of the agriculture value added (agricultural GDP).
of men and women engaged in agriculture having access to financial
reduction of post-harvest loss for national agricultural commodities.
agricultural commodity value chains for which a PPP is established
with strong linkage to smallholder agriculture.

Highlights of the 5 key areas that require the country's attention

annual growth of the agriculture value added (agricultural GDP).
prevalence of stunting among children under 5 years old.
of the population is undernourished.
increase of the value of intra-Africa trade of agricultural commodities
and services.
2.15 kg/ha
of fertilizer consumption per hectare of arable land lower than the recommended 50 kg/ha.
  • Uganda should increase funding to the agricultural sector to meet the CAADP Malabo target of 10% , and invest in nutrition interventions to reduce undernourishment and the prevalence of stunting among children under 5 years old.
  • The country should also establish and facilitate the implementation of measures that can promote the use of inputs, especially fertilizers, to boost productivity.
  • The country should put in place policies that would facilitate and promote intra-regional African trade in agricultural commodities and services.


Overall country score: 4.47

2017 Country Scorecard for implementing Malabo Declaration

Malabo Commitments Areas (T) Commitments Categories (C)
No. Item Score Mimimum Score progress No. Item Score Mimimum Score progress
1Re-committing to CAADP Process7.323.33On Track
1Completing National CAADP Process9.493.33On Track
2Establishing CAADP based Cooperation, Partnership & Alliance5.273.33On Track
3Establishing CAADP based Policy & Institutional Review/ Setting/ Support7.213.33On Track
2Enhancing Investment Finance in Agriculture3.816.67Not on Track
1Public Expenditure in Agriculture3.6110.00Not on Track
2Enhancing access to finance4.003.33On Track
3Ending Hunger by 20253.583.71Not on Track
1Doubling agricultural Productivity2.781.00On Track
2Reduction of Post-Harvest Loss1.601.00On Track
3Strengthening Social Protection7.0510.00Not on Track
4Improving Food security and Nutrition2.511.00On Track
5Access to Agriculture inputs and technologies3.945.53Not on Track
4Halving Poverty through Agriculture by 20253.512.06On Track
1Sustaining Agricultural GDP for Poverty Reduction4.023.25On Track
2Establishing Inclusive PPPs for commodity value chains10.001.00On Track
3Creating job for Youth in agricultural value chains0.001.00Not on Track
4Women participation in Agri-business0.003.00Not on Track
5Boosting Intra-African Trade in Agriculture Commodities1.131On Track
1Tripling Intra-African Trade for agriculture commodities and services0.001.00Not on Track
2Establishing Intra-African Trade Policies and institutional conditions2.251.00On Track
6Enhancing Resilience to Climate Variability5.326Not on Track
1Ensuring Resilience to climate related risks3.962.00On Track
2Investment in resilience building6.6710.00Not on Track
7Mutual Accountability for Actions and Results6.484.78On Track
1Increasing country capacity for evidence based planning, impl. and M&E0.001.00Not on Track
2Fostering Peer Review and Mutual Accountability9.723.33On Track
3Conducting a Biennial Agriculture Review Process9.7110.00Not on Track