Uganda

Platform Stats

Coffeebag

4 Mio

total coffee exports
(60kg bags)

Stats

2%

sustainable sales
of total exports

Compare Coffeebeans

75 / 25

robusta vs. arabica
percentage of sales

Group Of Farmers

700,000

number of
smallholder farmers

Uganda

About the Platform

Country Platform: Uganda Coffee Platform

The Uganda Coffee Platform (UCP) was established in 2007, along with a National Steering Committee (NSC).

UCP focuses on supporting and driving farm-level sustainability initiatives, developing and transferring technical expertise to farmers and advising on policy regarding coffee production and sustainability.

Chair: Uganda Coffee Development Authority (UCDA)

Country Platform: Uganda Coffee Platform

The Uganda Coffee Platform (UCP) was established in 2007, along with a National Steering Committee (NSC).

UCP focuses on supporting and driving farm-level sustainability initiatives, developing and transferring technical expertise to farmers and advising on policy regarding coffee production and sustainability.

Chair: Uganda Coffee Development Authority (UCDA)

Achievements

Produced harmonised coffee extension materials, including animations, YouTube videos and DVDs to enhance accessibility.

Held District Coffee Extension Pilot training with 180 agronomists, 180 coffee community based facilitators, 60 youth model farmers.

Participated in the development of the MAAIF Agriculture Extension Policy & Strategy, the UCDA National Coffee Communications Strategy, and the Domestic Coffee Consumption Communications Strategy.

Next Steps

The Ugandan Country Platform is working on the following priorities:

Ensuring a well informed and coordinated platform

Building a standard Coffee Extension model for Uganda

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