This report concerns a research project focused on an improved understanding and appropriate policy development for the rural non-farm economy. The focus of this report is the methods used in the initial field studies on the “access” component. The purpose of the research on access to rural non- farm activities is: to inform and assist Governments, DFID and the World Bank in formulating pro-poor rural non-farm economy policies in selected case study countries. The research methods and approach adopted in four communities in two districts of Uganda in late-2000 are described.
Meadows, K.F. Approach and Methods used for Preliminary Field Work in Uganda. Natural Resources Institute, Chatham, UK (2001) 33 pp. [NRI Report No: 2601]