Uganda and the IMF/World bank
- The IMF agreed to assist Uganda by lending them money when Uganda's economy was in serious debt. However, the IMF would only do so if Uganda underwent a programme of structural adjustement- (a combined package of cuts in goevrnment spending, free trde, and privatisation)
- This involved trade liberation (free trade), by reducing import tariffs and export taxes.
- 82% of Ugandans earn a living through farming, and free trade had the greatest impact on them. Many people decided to switch from subsistence to cash crops, such as…