1 May 2020 Kampala, Uganda -- Following the outbreak of COVID-19 pandemic, H.E. the President instituted a National Taskforce team headed by Rt Hon Prime Minister to oversee all the donations to be given towards government to boost its efforts of combating COVID19 in the country by donating food and other items towards people made vurnerable due by COVID-19.
Following the presidential directive on the prevention measures for COVID-19, Uganda Coffee Development Authority (UCDA) put in place skeleton staff to maintain certification of coffee export during the lock down period.
Below are the procedures:
The China International Specialty Coffee Expo slated for 18 to 22 March 2020 has been postponed due to the outbreak of the Corona Virus. A new date will be advised. For updates check https://chinacoffeeexpo.coffee/
Kampala 7 January 2019 -- Uganda Coffee Development Authority (UCDA) has handed over gifts to the first winner of its ongoing #LoveUgCoffee campaign.
The winner, Mr. Ivan Winyi Tuesday morning received a hamper that included a pack of roasted Uganda Coffee, a Travel Mug, Key holder among other goodies by UCDA's Corporate Communications Manager, Mrs. Laura Walusimbi.
The handover took place at UCDA's head office at Coffee House.
The National Authorising Office (NAO) has issued clarifications regarding the full proposal submission for matching grants in the coffee and cocoa value chains development in Uganda. All pre-selected applicants planning to submit a full proposal under the call for proposals of the coffee and cocoa value chains development project should carefully review the objectives of the project. They should also ensure that their responses align to especially the requirement to demonstrate ability to export to the niche markets in the European Union and other ACP countries.
Thousands of revelers flocked the Uganda Coffee Development Authority (UCDA) tent at the Uganda Museum on Sunday 1 December 2019 during the annual Kampala Cake Fair. Men and women of all ages were drawn to the tent by the sweet aroma of Uganda coffee being brewed by the UCDA team.
The UCDA Director of Quality and Regulatory Services, Mr. Edmund Kananura, has commended coffee farmers in Busoga sub region for the improvement in the quality of coffee now being produced. He also tipped the farmers tips on coffee production. He emphasized that they should only harvest red ripe coffee cherries. In addition, they should dry the coffee on clean surfaces such as tarpaulin sheets. He told the farmers that the authority would soon distribute fertilizers to farmers in farmer groups and cooperatives if they have good agricultural practices.
THE NATIONAL COFFEE BILL 2018
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
The process for the revision of the coffee sub-sector law began in August 2013 when Cabinet approved the National Coffee Policy, 2013. A Regulatory Impact Assessment (RIA) and consultative meetings were held and Cabinet approved the Principles for the revision of the Coffee Law in 2017.
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