Contact Person: Teddy Namaganda, AG. Executive Director and PA to Group CEO. Mob: +256 788 720 417. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Contact Person: Hellen Mirembe, Chief Operations Officer. Mob: +256 702 817 060. Email: email@example.com.
Facebook page: AfricaCoffeeACA.
Twitter handle: @AfricaCoffeeACA.
YouTube Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-9UcWLF3I-c
Members to: Uganda Coffee Federation (UCF), Africa Fine Coffees Association (AFCA), Centre for Entrepreneurship and Executive Development (CEED)
Networking Event: AFCA Conferences.
Partners with: Great Lakes Coffee- Uganda, CBI- Netherlands, aBi Trust, Solidaridad, USAID, Hivos
Target market: Regional and International Coffee Value Chain Actors.
Interest: To widen ACA’s networks and increase its visibility to the entire coffee value chain actors to provide them with support for a Total Coffee Experience from the Garden up to the Cup through educating, training, and other high-value professional services.
Description: Africa Coffee Academy (ISO 9001; 2008) is an independent source of coffee knowledge consultancy, training, and direct services. At Africa Coffee Academy [ACA] Coffee is our business. ACA is a private sector-led initiative that aims at providing professional, business, and technical support to the coffee value chain to ensure compliance to ensure resilience and profitable coffee enterprises through organized training, research, coaching and mentoring, advisory and technical services in the entire value chain. ACA offers the following courses: Coffee Agronomy; Barista Course; Coffee Trading and Entrepreneurship; Coffee Sustainability; Coffee Quality Management; Training of trainers; Coffee Price Risk Management; SPS Management and Selling Skills Course.
ACA also provides private contract third party quality assurance services to coffee exporters and farmer associations that include Savannah Commodities Ltd, Kampala Domestic Stores Ltd, Star Cafe, Kyagalanyi Coffee and NUCAFE and international buyers including; TATA Coffee of India, CTCS (UK), Africa Tea & Coffee of Mombasa Kenya, Altimo and Supremo both of Belgium.
The Academy has built strategic linkages with the key players in the coffee value chain. ACA has also provided worked with smallholder producers from; the National Union of Coffee Agribusiness and Farm Enterprises (NUCAFE), African Fine Coffees Association (AFCA); Ankole Coffee Producers Cooperative Union, Tororo based One Café, Budadiri Arabica Coffee Factory Ltd. (BACFL).