Armed With Coffee, Uganda's Women, Youth Look to Secure Land
The three-year European Union-funded project aims to put coffee-farming in the hands of young people by encouraging land-owning farmers to let younger family members use their land. Officials say the project will train young people to grow quality coffee, teach them the skills to process it and connect them to new markets, including for export.
Thomson Reuters Foundation, 3 December 2018
The goal is to put coffee-farming in the hands of young people by encouraging land-owning farmers to let younger family members use their land Read more »
Women sorting and drying coffee beans.
Monitor, 9 November 2018
Government and other stakeholders must invest in both short and long-term initiatives if Uganda is to realise its potential in the coffee sub sector, the National Union of Coffee… Read more »
Monitor, 30 October 2018
Global coffee prices closed the year at their lowest in 12 years, leaving producer countries like Uganda distressed with stockpiles. Read more »
Monitor, 26 October 2018
Coffee export volumes have grown by 300,000 bags in the year running to September. Read more »