oa East African Geographical Review - The geography of tea and sugar production in Uganda some comparisons and contrasts

Volume 1965, Issue 3
  • ISSN : 1937-6812



Tea and sugar cane occupy only a very small proportion of an cultivated land in Uganda, but both make a substantial contribution to the cash economy and both are of !increasing importance to-day. As indicated in the table below, sugar is the more important of the two in terms of acreage and of value of production, but tea is at present expanding more rapidly than sugar, so that this difference is being reduced.1

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