UGANDA - NUCAFE, the National Union of Coffee Agribusinesses and Farm Enterprises, works since 1995 to represent the interests of farmers, trying to emancipate them from the current situation and to improve their living condition. NUCAFE works in all five coffee regions of Uganda and groups 125 associations of farmers, for a total of over 100.000 farm families.
NUCAFE, the National Union of Coffee Agribusinesses and Farm Enterprises, works since 1995 in this difficult situation to represent the interests of the farmers, trying to emancipate them from the current situation and improve their living conditions.
coffee farmers who own their own coffee in the value chain for their sustainability.
Establish and develop a sustainable system of market-oriented groups and associations of coffee farmers who receive the opportunity to improve the family income.
NUCAFE works in all five regions of Uganda 125 coffee farmers associations and groups, with a total of over 100,000 farm families.
COVERAGE IN THE COUNTRY
NUCAFE mainly works in 19 districts of Uganda. Between these: Rukungiri, Bushenyi, Masaka, Rakai, Mpigi, Wakiso, Jinja, Kayunga, Iganga, Mbale, Sironko, Kapchorwa, Nebbi, Gulu, Bundibugyo, Sironko, Bududa, Manafwa, and Arua.
CURRENT ACTIVITIES To improve the condition of farmers, NUCAFE seeks to apply its own policy called "Farmer Ownership Model", according to which farmers must organize to take on as many possible roles in the coffee value chain.The increased number of roles leads to greater participation in the value generated from the coffee and so it leads to a greater prosperity.