Platform Stats

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4 Mio

total coffee exports
(60kg bags)

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2%

sustainable sales
of total exports

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75 / 25

robusta vs. arabica
percentage of sales

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700,000

number of
smallholder farmers

Uganda

Uganda

About the 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)

Secretariat: Café Africa

Milestones 2017

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162

public, private sector agronomists, extension workers and coffee community facilitators trained in coffee specific extension knowledge

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Financial viability

study looking at gross margin has been shared across the value chain.

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160

participants during the lunch of the coffee road map by the President of Uganda

Priorities

  • To ensure a well informed and coordinated platform
  • To build a standard Coffee Extension Model for Uganda

Recent 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, and 60 youth model farmers.

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

How do I get involved?

Supporting the work of the Ugandan Coffee Platform is easy. Simply fill in the form below and we’ll set you up with everything you need to start collaborating and contributing to the future of the Ugandan coffee sector.

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