GLOBAL COFFEEPLATFORM

Towards Integrated Extension Services Uganda

This Collective Action Initiative integrates coffee specific extension into the Unified National Agricultural Extension Service delivery system at national and district level with special attention to encouraging professional youths’ interest in coffee cultivation.  

A key way to improve farmer productivity and coffee production on a sustainable basis in Uganda is to ensure frequent and quality coffee production-, trading information and training to farmers and farmer groups.

Qualified, motivated and well-facilitated extension workers are for the foreseeable future a fundamental tool in delivering this. To increase the outreach and frequency of farm visits, extension officers need to be supported by respected and trusted coffee community-based facilitators, who are preferably good coffee farmers in their own right.   

The aim of this Collective Action Initiative is to deliver effective coffee-specific extension services to small holder coffee farming households including:

  • Improved practices (GAPs) among male and female coffee farmers; and 
  • Improved access to coffee specific knowledge & skills by male and female farmers in the target sub counties/districts.

Activities

1

Supporting the public sector to provide effective coffee specific extension services to farmers

2

Integrating of the coffee specific extension model developed over years into the unified National Agricultural Extension Service delivery system

3

Special attention to interesting professional youth in coffee cultivation

Target Areas

6 districts:
Iganga, Kamuli, Mayuge,
Mityana, Luwero, Rubirizi 

Timeframe

JAN ’18 – DEC’20 

Launch Partners

Café Africa, IDH, JDE

Get involved today!

This Member Initiative is currently in Ripe Stage.

This means that additional partners who wish to join the initiative and contribute to increasing its scale are more than encouraged to join. To express your interest in becoming a partner, please contact the Program Manager.

Contact

Interested in further information?

Samsong Emong
Samson Emong

Country Coordinator Uganda, Café Africa Ugandaemail me