This report summarises the results of market and production surveys carried out in both the dry
and wet seasons in Cameroon and Uganda during 1997/98 as part of the DFID fimded project,
Opportunities and constraints in the subsistence production and marketing of indigenous
vegetables in East and Central Mrica (A0699). The main objective of the study was to
establish the socio-economic significance of indigenous vegetables compared to exotic ones.
This project is a follow up to the strategy paper on indigenous vegetables and the subsequent
workshop held in Lirnbe, Cameroon.