East Africa NGO

Kigezi Coffee Development Academy

August 19, 2022 Patrick Hill Season 2 Episode 11
East Africa NGO
Kigezi Coffee Development Academy
Show Notes

You can call it "black gold." The coffee industry is booming in Uganda and elsewhere in East Africa. Farmers in Uganda are turning to a dynamic cash crop that is gaining attention worldwide. 

Joshua Rukundo is executive director of Kigezi Coffee Development Academy. He organizes coffee farmers in Southwest Uganda to help increase production and quality of Ugandan coffee.  

In our conversation he tells us how coffee has become a crop with national strategic importance.


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