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Participation in Capacity-Building Programs and the Implications for the Well-Being of Young Farmers with and Without Disabilities in Uganda

Project Investigator: Dr. David Agole

This research study comparatively examined participation in capacity-building programs and the implications for the well-being of young farmers with and without disabilities in Northern and Eastern Uganda. The study employed a comparative, mixed methodology, cross-sectional research design involving 774 young farmers composed of 388 with disabilities and 386 who had no disabilities. The sample selection strategies involved the use of a stratified, random and criterion purposive sampling techniques. This research utilized an interviewer-administered paper survey, focus group discussions, and in-depth interviews in collecting data. Descriptive statistics and regression analyses were used in analysing quantitative data. Qualitative data helped to validate quantitative findings using Seldana’s framework for coding and analysis.

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