Researchers have found that access to road transport infrastructure does not greatly affect firm performance but rather Labour plays the biggest role in determining the productivity of a firm in Uganda followed by capital. These results where shared by a research team led by Dr. Susan Namirembe Kavuma during a dissemination workshop in Makerere on March 24th, 2022.
When livestock quantities exceed the capacity of available land and water, migration to other places is unavoidable and this will lead to conflict between immigrants and residents. Constant conflict over land and water resources between herdsmen and farmers will have negative effects on food production and animal yield if there is no government intervention.
There is a promising trend of growing research and training in statistical ecology in Africa, but many institutions lack capacity and resources. Researchers from the Global-North working on African systems should try to collaborate more meaningfully with African institutions to help address these gaps. This is critical to enrich the way data informs decisions in African biodiversity management and policy.