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Table 4 Effect of changing livestock production and livestock and cereal prices on household cash balance

From: Applying livestock thresholds to examine poverty in Karamoja

Input variable Change in input variable Annual cash balance with livestock threshold set at 3.3 TLU/capita
Basic model No changes UGX 50,257
Production changes
 Livestock survival Increase by 20% UGX 308,625
 Sorghum own production Increase by 20% UGX 216,017
 Milk yield Increase by 20% UGX 176,753
Price changes
 Cattle price Increase by 10% UGX 114,753
 Goat price Increase by 10% UGX 206,412
 Sorghum price Increase by 10% UGX 165,369