Contact Person: Emmanuel Iyamulemye Niyibigira, Managing Director. Email: email@example.com.
Description: The Uganda Coffee Development Authority (UCDA) is a government agency responsible for regulating all “on” and “off” coffee farm activities. UCDA’s mission is to facilitate increase in quality coffee production, productivity, and consumption. The agency is also responsible for providing license to businesses that export coffee out of Uganda among other activities.
Description: Robusta Coffee plantation owned by Uganda Tea Corporation
GPS Coordinates: 0.24003, 32.92559.
Contact Person: Adam, Manager. Mob: +256 759 936 015.
Contact Person: Muwonge David.
Description: This was formerly called Zibul’Atudde Coffee farmer cooperative. It deals in Robusta coffee growing. It uses wet method for primary processing of the coffee.
GPS Coordinates: 0.41057, 32.01341.
Contact Person: Mutebi Isaac, Director.
Description: Primary coffee processor
Description: Arabica coffee nursery
Profile video: https://youtu.be/DDr4ejbkQcQ
Contact Person: Baluku Paineto, Managing Director.
Description: BJCU produces, processes and exports organic fully washed Arabica coffee from Rwenzori mountains. Its coffee is branded as “Owemba” which is grown at elevation of 1,400 to 2,200 meters above the sea level. The cooperative consists of over 5,500 members who grow and mill fair trade organic certified washed Arabica coffee. It consists of certifications provided by FLO, EU and NOP Organic. It processes coffee through micro-washing stations and dry it on raised beds under cover. The coffee harvest season is September to December for main season and from February to May for fly harvests. Its annual production is about 15 to 22 containers.
Contact person: Richard K., Manager operator. Mob: +256 786 905 314.
Contact person: JohnBosco Kaliisa, Director. Mob: +256 772 658 709.
Description: Arabica coffee nursery operator.
Head office: Kampala.
Description: Endiro Coffee is a café that serves coffee grown by local farmers such as Bukalasi cooperative in Bududa. It also exports coffee.
Contact person: Edson Kushaba, Director. Mob: +256 779 934 133.
Description: Coffee nursery.
Uganda Cooperative Alliance (UCA) Ltd is an umbrella organization for all cooperatives in Uganda established in 1961. It serves as the voice of the cooperative movement at both national and international level with a mandate to recommend to government on matters of policy relating to cooperatives arbitration (settlement of disputes) advocate.
GPS Coordinates: 0.4499, 33.6904.
Contact Person: Moses Batibwe, Factory owner.
Established in: 2009. Member of: Busoga Coffee Farmers’ Cooperative Society Limited. It buys, mills and sells Robusta coffee.
Contact Person: Jjakira Gerald, Chief Executive Officer. Mob: +256 701 505 527.
Contact Person: Ddamulira Douglas Jjakira, Managing Director. Mob: +256 703 891 065.
Established in: 2015.
Founder: Gerald Jjakira.
Product Brand: Coffea256
Membership: Uganda Coffee Development Authority (UCDA), Uganda Coffee Federation (UCF), Uganda Quality Coffee Traders and Processors Association (UQCTPA).
Networking Events: International Coffee Day, UCDA/MAAIF/USAID trainings
Target market: local and export
Description: Green coffee bean buyer and exporter
Contact Person: George William Kanooya.
Description: coffee processor and exporter.
Contact Person: Mwambu Wanendeya.
Description: coffee processor and exporter.
Contact Person: Ysakor Hailesselassie Hailu, Country Representative. Mob: +256 756 080 402. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Contact Person: Jasper Spikker, Regional Manager. Email: email@example.com.
Established: in 1997 by the Dutch farmer organizations like ZLTO, LTO, NCR among others.
Partners: Uganda Cooperative Alliance (UCA) and Ministry of Trade Industry and Cooperatives (MTIC).
Networking events: Harvest Money Expo.
Target market: Cooperatives
Interest: To network with development partners
Description: Agriterra is an Agri agency that provides high quality hands-on advice, training and exchange services to cooperatives and farmer organizations with an aim to improve the socio-economic conditions of the people in the rural areas.
Contact Person: Leopold Mumbere, Regional Coffee and Cocoa Director in East Africa. Mob: +243990 956 184. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Contact Person: Stan Lietaer, Coffee and Cocoa Business Development (Uganda). Email: email@example.com.
Established in: 1958 under the name “Vredeseilenanden” in Belgium and since 1995 in Uganda under the name “VECO”.
Award: VUFO’s Certificate of Merit in 2021 (https://vietnam.rikolto.org/en/news/rikolto-awarded-vufos-certificate-merit-2021)
Membership: Beyond Chocolate.
Partnership: Belgian Government, European Union, NAAC, AMEA, SHONA, DOEN foundation, Kyaninga Forest Foundation, SWT e.t.c.
Target beneficiaries: Smallholder coffee and cocoa farmers in Western Uganda (Albertine rift area).
Interest: To link up with all the relevant actors in coffee and cocoa, to see what is possible to contribute to sustainable growth in both value chains.
Description: Rikolto is an International NGO supporting smallholder farmers in different agricultural value chains, including coffee and cocoa. In the region, we have experience in both crops in DRC, and are looking to start up activities in Uganda. Rikolto uses a holistic agroforestry approach, making the smallholder farmer a valuable and resilient part of the value chain. We strengthen their linkage to markets and financial services, while applying Inclusive Business principles. Resilience requires a focus on food security, climate change mitigation and financial literacy.
Contact Person: Alfred Wonyaka (Rev.), Founder.
Established in: 2009. Interest in: coffee buyers and development partners. Description: A group of smallholder and grassroots farmers that grow Arabic coffee.
Contact: Delegation of the European Uganda to Uganda.
Description: EU supports different activities along the coffee and cocoa value chains among other sub-sectors in partnership with the Government of Uganda
Plot 35 Jinja Road,
P.O.Box 7267,Kampala, Uganda
Tel: (+256)-414-256940 / 312-260470