The African Plant Nutrition Institute (APNI), along with OCP-Foundation, both of Morocco, launched the project “Green Carbon, Livelihoods and Resilience...
Uganda Coffee: Green Carbon and Diversification Opportunities (UCCP GreenCarbon)
Theme: Soil Health for Improved Livelihoods
To support the Ankole Coffee Producers Cooperative Union (ACPCU) with revenues from Green Carbon Finance, which are earmarked to sharpen ACPCU skills and interventions aimed at enhancing coffee yields, coffee quality and incomes while simultaneously generating research data to support sustainable development of resilient smallholder coffee production systems.
Improve livelihoods and climate resilience of smallholder coffee systems in Uganda.
The project goal is pursued through four project components:
Component 1: Activating carbon finance for improved management of coffee systems.
Component 2: Enabling farmers to improve coffee systems productivity and quality through diversification.
Component 3: Inspiring youth and farmers to link diversification outcomes with markets.
Component 4: Assessing the impact of improved agronomy on soil carbon and coffee performance.
Ankole Coffee Producers Cooperative Union, ACPCU
Uganda Coffee Development Authority, UCDA
National Agricultural Research Organization, NARO
African Plant Nutrition Institute, APNI
Mohammed VI Polytechnic University, UM6P
Environmental Conservation Trust of Uganda, ECOTRUST
Producers Direct, PD
Makerere University, MU
Areas of the Ankole Coffee Producers Cooperative Union (ACPCU) in Western Uganda