Central Coffee Farmers Association (CECOFA), is a ‘farmer owned‘ organization that brings together coffee farmers from the Central region (Wakiso, Masaka, Luwero and Bukuya, Kibale, Mpigi, Bukuga, Mubende), helping them improve their farming practices, access the international market, and receive free technical training and support in coffee farming.
CECOFA was founded in 2005 by a small group of entrepreneurial farmers, now made up of 3664 farmers within the districts of central Uganda, located near the shores of Lake Victoria, close to the Equator line. 1,200 of these are FairTrade and 4C certified.
Alleviation of poverty through market based sustainable agricultural practices and to have a permanent coffee farming industry through the youth and old farmers by 2021.
To establish a sustainable system for poverty alleviation among farmers through market based agricultural practices.
- To alleviate poverty through market based sustainable agricultural practices.
- To have a permanent, sustainable coffee farming industry through the youth and old farmers.
CECOFA engages in other income generating activities like piggery and poultry farming.