Boosting Coffee Production in Uganda: Government Incentives and Opportunities

Government Incentive for Coffee Investors

Barigye unveiled the Ugandan government's impressive commitment to supporting coffee cultivation. For landowners possessing 10 to 20 acres dedicated to coffee farming, the government is offering to cover 30% of the costs. This support escalates to 40% for landholdings exceeding 20 acres, demonstrating the government's substantial investment in the growth of this sector.


This initiative also represents a unique opportunity for the Ugandan diaspora, particularly those owning land in Uganda and interested in agricultural investments. Barigye emphasized the time-sensitive nature of this opportunity, pointing out that applications for this initiative were due by the end of the month at the time of the summit.


Encouraging Coffee Production in Uganda

Barigye's announcement served not merely as information but as a clarion call for Ugandans to invest in coffee production. Given Uganda’s ideal climate and fertile lands conducive to coffee cultivation, this initiative has the potential to significantly elevate the country’s profile in the global coffee market.


The session concluded with Barigye expressing gratitude towards the panel for their insightful contributions. These discussions enriched the summit, providing practical investment advice and perspectives to the audience.



Kenneth Barigye's revelation at the 13th UK-Uganda Summit underscores the Ugandan government's dedication to enhancing its coffee sector through meaningful financial incentives. This initiative is a gateway for both local and diaspora investors to engage in coffee cultivation, reflecting the government's strong support for agricultural ventures. Such incentives are crucial for strengthening Uganda’s position in the global coffee industry and for spurring economic growth through agriculture.

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