Antony Welishe, a coffee farmer from Mbale said NUCAFE solar project is expected to reduce the coffee processing expenses.
Invitation to bid for Designing, supply, installation and maintenance of solar (P.V) power system at NUCAFE factory Block110, Plot 3654, Kiwanga, Namanve...
The National Coffee Policy was formulated in 2013, but a law is yet to be drafted.
Coffee is the main traditional cash crop in Uganda and it is the major source of export revenue in terms of value.
To access the cover, farmers will be required to pay annual premiums of 5% of the value of the crop being insured.
.This follows a match-making meeting between Nucafe executive director Joseph Nkandu and US investors
“We need to exploit the energies and innovativeness of the youth to boost coffee production."
This was partly attributed to unscrupulous middlemen who purchased coffee in weight measures and only minded about their profits ignoring quality.
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