The effect of banana Xanthomonas wilt on beer-banana value chains in Central Uganda: an exploratory study
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Rietveld, A.M.; Jogo, W.; Mpiira, S.; Staver, C. -2014-The effect of banana Xanthomonas wilt on beer-banana value chains in Central Uganda: an exploratory study-Journal of Agribusiness in Developing and Emerging Economies 4(2) -p. 172-184
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Beer-bananas in Central Uganda are important for smallholder farmers' livelihoods, especially for those that process the banana into beer and spirits. The purpose of this paper is to understand how actors in the beer-banana value chain are affected and how they are managing disease has become an important issue since the outbreak of the bacterial banana disease Xanthomonas Wilt.