Global Commodity Value Networks_Supply Chain Rigidities and Business Survival in Uganda’s Fishing Sector

Fish is an important source of protein for the world population. Worldwide more than 38 million people are directly engaged in fishing and fish farming as a source of income (FAO, 2004). The fishing sector is a source of income for firms and individuals and contributes to poverty alleviation as well as achieving food security. The total world trade of fish and fish products reached US$58.2 billions in 2002, depicting a rise of 45% in terms of value and 41% in terms of quantity since 1992 (FAO, 2004)

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Michael Mugabira Imaka and Daniel Ssekiboobo

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