Scaling smallholder farmer empowerment: lessons from the lifelong learning program in Uganda

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An evaluation study of the Lifelong Learning for Farmers (L3F) program was undertaken in two sites in the central and northern regions of Uganda. Propensity Score Matching (PSM) was used to measure the impact of the program on crop and household income, as well as the empowerment levels of its participants. The two sites had differences not only in geographical location but in historical background and implementation of the program, which may have influenced the livelihood outcomes. Despite these differences, the results of the study confirm the potential of the L3F approach to raise...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Lifelong learning; Income; Outcomes

Keywords: Achievement; Attainment; Educational innovation; Educational program; Program evaluation; Performance appraisal; Return on education and training

Geographic subjects: Uganda; Africa

Published: Vancouver, British Columbia: Commonwealth of Learning, 2021

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Journal volume: 8

Journal number: 2

Journal date: 2021

Pages: pp. 431-447

ISSN: 2311-1550

Resource type: Article

Peer reviewed: Yes

Document number: TD/TNC 146.258

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