Kigezi Coffee Development Academy (KCDA) is a coffee development, regeneration and social action organization putting farmers first, located in Kanungu District, Kigezi region. It started in 2014 and incorporated in September 2017 with registration number 80020000461842 Under Section 18(3) of Companies Act 2012 as a duly incorporated not for profit Organization, With the aim of transforming existing production and quality of coffee by meeting the physical and material needs of farmers through entrepreneurship, raising awareness, collective vision, and training. Good quality coffee is at the Center of all KCDA programs. The overall goal of KCDA is to transform communities through growing quality coffee for an all-around economic transformation of Uganda farmers.
THE VISION, MISSION, GOALS, OBJECTIVES AND STRATEGIES OF KCDA.
A sustainable coffee value chain, profiting farmers for sustainable livelihoods and market satisfaction for socio-economic transformation
Establishing a sustainable market-driven system of coffee farmers and coffee farmer organization which are empowered to increase their household incomes and food secure through enhanced entrepreneurship and innovation
The overall goal of KCDA is to transform communities through production of quality coffee, raising awareness, collective visioning and trainings towards Economic Prosperity.
General Strategic Objectives.
- To promote quality coffee and food security through increased agricultural production.
- To promote climate change adoption and mitigation through environmental protection awareness policies, and advocacy to create awareness to prevention of swamps, tree planting and better farming methods.
- To carryout research, advocacy and general consulting services on agriculture, education, health, business management and agriculture research at different levels.
- Simplify and disseminate information on laws, budget and human rights, citizen responsibility and government programs for proper accountability and equal access to public service and development opportunities.