The market potential of gene edited foods in Uganda

01 October 2023 → 30 September 2028
Regional and community funding: Special Research Fund
Research disciplines
  • Social sciences
    • Agricultural and natural resource economics, environmental and ecological economics
    • Consumer behaviour
    • Market research
  • Agricultural and food sciences
    • Food sciences and (bio)technology not elsewhere classified
Plant biotechnology Gene Editing Farmers Consumers Stakeholders
Project description

Gene editing (GE) presents great potential for transitioning the agricultural systems towards climate resilience. However, its application in the agricultural sector in Sub Saharan Africa is still limited and its market potential is mostly unknown. This study seeks to evaluate the market potential of GE foods in Uganda by assessing farmers’ adoption intentions, stakeholders’ perceptions and consumers’ willingness-to-pay