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Coffee to boost Uganda’s foreign exchange revenue in 2016

Published on February 15, 2016

Uganda’s ranking among the world’s top coffee producers is expected to improve as the country prepares to produce a record 4.8 million bags this year.

According to a report by the International Coffee Organisation (ICO), the 27 per cent increase in production is attributed to increased acreage of land under coffee bushes.

Uganda Coffee Development Authority (UCDA) executive director Henry Ngabirano told The EastAfrican that the country’s coffee output jumped from last year’s 3.7 million bags to 4.8 million bags this year. Read more. Source | East African