Objectives of the Authority

The objectives of the Authority are:-

a. To promote good practices in all activities in the coffee value chain;

b. To regulate on-farm and off-farm activities in the coffee value chain;

c. To promote research along the coffee value chain processes and products related to coffee;

d. To promote value addition to coffee including primary processing and establishing soluble coffee plants;

e. To promote access to easy and cheap credit for coffee value chain actors;

f. To promote and monitor the marketing of coffee in order to optimise foreign exchange earnings and payments to farmers;

g. To control the quality of coffee at all stages of the value chain in order to ensure that all coffee meets the standards prescribed by the Authority;

h. To monitor the international price of coffee in order to disseminate the indicative price at which coffee may be traded;

i. To conduct market research for the development of the coffee sub-sector;

j. To promote industries related to coffee;

k. To develop and promote coffee-specific extension services;

l.  To coordinate with key stakeholders to organise farmers in the coffee sub-sector;

m. To promote the production and marketing of final products of coffee;

n. To promote domestic consumption of coffee; and

o. To promote coffee tourism in Uganda.

PARTNERSHIPS

  • Ministries 
  • Departments and Agencies 
  • Private sector 
  • Development partners
  • Regional and int'l institutions
  • Research institutions 

WHAT WE DO

  • Development Services
  • Business Development and Strategy Services
  • Quality and Regulation Services
  • Corporate Services

FOCUS AREAS

  • Agricultural market support
  • Climate action
  • Pests and diseases
  • Women in coffee
  • Sustainable livelihoods

Contact info

Coffee House,
Plot 35 Jinja Road,
P.O.Box 7267,Kampala, Uganda
Tel: (+256)-414-256940 / 312-260470
Fax: +256-414-256994