Emmanuel Bizimungu

Emmanuel Bizimungu
Wageningen University & Research | WUR · Department of Economics

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Introduction The proportion of older persons in developing countries is increasing with no clear evidence of improvement in physical health. The aim of this paper was to examine the factors associated with older persons’ physical health in rural Uganda. Methods This paper is based on a cross-sectional study of 912 older persons age 60 years and ol...
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Summary of rotated factor loadings against indicators (n = 912). (DOCX)
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Globally, there is a growing concern about the impacts of climate change especially for rural farming households that majorly depend on agriculture for their livelihoods. Consequently, the need to enhance the resilience of agricultural households in Africa has become an indispensable issue in the development policy agenda. However, much of the lite...
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Background: Little is known about the quality of life of older persons (OPs) in Uganda in particular, and Africa in general. This study examined factors associated with quality of life of older persons in rural Uganda. Method: We performed a cross-sectional survey of 912 older persons from the four regions of Uganda. Data were analyzed at univariat...
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The baraza project, initiated in 2009, is a government-led initiative in Uganda that aims to increase the quality of public service delivery through the provision of information and involvement of beneficiaries in project monitoring by means of providing citizens with an advocacy forum. This article provides a qualitative assessment of the self-ide...
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Background: Little is known about the quality of life of older persons (OPs) in Uganda in particular, and Africa in general. This study examined factors associated with quality of life of older persons in rural Uganda. Method: We performed a cross-sectional survey of 912 older persons from the four regions of Uganda. Data were analyzed at univariat...
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The International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), established in 1975, provides evidence-based policy solutions to sustainably end hunger and malnutrition and reduce poverty. The Institute conducts research, communicates results, optimizes partnerships, and builds capacity to ensure sustainable food production, promote healthy food systems,...
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The use of modern inputs such as synthetic fertilizers is suggested as the best way to increase crop yields in an ecologically sustainable way. However, such inputs may be perceived as risky, and adoption may depend on how much extra risk a farm household can afford. This article describes the potential for fertilizer and pesticide use among Uganda...

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