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Survey: Pesticide management and regulation in Uganda

The research project

This survey is an integral part of the research project “Regulating pesticide use in Uganda – a policy analysis”, funded and executed by the Swiss Federal Research Institute on Aquatic Science and Technology (EAWAG) and the Institute of Political Science (IPW), University of Bern, Switzerland. It is furthermore a follow-up study of the previously conducted PESTROP project, which investigated heath, environmental and institutional dimensions of pesticide use in Uganda. 


The survey

With this survey, we strive to deepen our knowledge of pesticide management in Uganda. Most importantly, we would like to better understand how the relevant stakeholders evaluate different measures to reduce pesticide risks and promote responsible pesticide use in the country. Furthermore, we are interested in how these stakeholders collaborate to develop, introduce, implement, and evaluate pesticide regulation. The survey provides you with the opportunity to express your attitudes and opinions related to pesticide management and regulation in Uganda. 

Your organisation's role

To our knowledge, you are a relevant stakeholder regarding chemicals/pesticides and their relation to trade, agricultural, environmental and health matters in Uganda. Hence, your participation in this survey is essential for the success of the research, while providing you with the unique opportunity to express your perspective on this important topic.

When answering the following questions, we kindly request you to take in the perspective of your position in your organisation/company/government: please answer the questions as representative of your organisation and set aside your personal opinion as an individual.

We would like to thank you in advance for answering the questionnaire and for your valuable support in the data-gathering process. Completing the questionnaire should not take more than 30-45 minutes.

We will greatly appreciate if you can complete the questionnaire within the next couple of days. Please note that if you rather prefer to be interviewed face-to-face by our research assistants, we are happy to make an appointment.

Confidentiality and questions

The researcher will maintain the confidentiality of the research records and data collected. No data or will be passed to third parties. The data collected through this survey will be used for research purposes only. If you have any concerns regarding the use or publication of the data, feel free to contact Daniel Sekabojja ( or +256 703 970 400) or Ruth Wiedemann ( 

If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to contact our local partner Daniel Sekabojja ( or +256 703 970 400)

Thank you in advance for your participation!

For entire reserach team, Ruth Wiedemann (PhD student at the University of Bern and Eawag, Switzerland)                                                                                                                                                                                            


This survey is anonymous.

The record of your survey responses does not contain any identifying information about you, unless a specific survey question explicitly asked for it.

If you used an identifying token to access this survey, please rest assured that this token will not be stored together with your responses. It is managed in a separate database and will only be updated to indicate whether you did (or did not) complete this survey. There is no way of matching identification tokens with survey responses.