Uganda Coffee Development Authority

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Uganda Coffee Development Authority
Agency overview
Formed 1991
Jurisdiction Uganda
Headquarters Coffee House
35 Jinja Road
Agency executive
Parent agency Uganda Ministry of Agriculture
Website Homepage

The Uganda Coffee Development Authority (UCDA) is a government agency mandated to "promote and oversee the coffee industry by supporting research, promoting production, controlling the quality and improving the marketing of coffee" in the country.[2]


The headquarters of the agency are located at Coffee House, 35 Jinja Road, in the central business district of Kampala, the capital and largest city in the country. The coordinates of UCDA headquarters are:0°18'53.0"N, 32°35'28.0"E (Latitude:0.314735; Longitude:32.591106).[3]


UCDA was established in 1991, by government decree. The law was later modifies by parliament in 1994. It is administered under the Uganda Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries.[4] The agency periodically releases production[5] and price[6] data.

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  1. ^ United World (July 2017). "The birthplace of Robusta coffee". The World Folio. Retrieved 31 May 2016. 
  2. ^ UCDA (31 May 2016). "Uganda Coffee Development Authority: Background - Who We Are". Kampala: Uganda Coffee Development Authority (UCDA). Retrieved 31 May 2016. 
  3. ^ Google (31 May 2016). "Location of UCDA Headquarters" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved 31 May 2016. 
  4. ^ UMAAIF (31 May 2016). "The Agencies of the Uganda Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries (UMAAIF)". Kampala. Retrieved 31 May 2016. 
  5. ^ Biryabarema, Elias (17 December 2015). "Uganda coffee exports rise 13 percent in November: UCDA". Reuters. Retrieved 31 May 2016. 
  6. ^ Ojambo, Fred (30 August 2012). "Uganda Coffee Development Authority's Robusta Prices". Retrieved 31 May 2016. 

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