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Kassanda Farmers’ association advocates for better Service delivery in Pest Control

Kassanda CAPCA farmers’ association is found in Kassanda  sub-county, Mubende  district.  The association comprises of 8  groups and 214 peasant farmers, of which  107 are women.
The farmers of Kassanda farmers’ association were in the month of March 2013 provided with capacity buildings in advocacy as a community empowerment tool to enable them sustain their livelihoods.
During the process of monitoring association members regarding the implementation of association activities, the monitoring committee found out an outbreak of the coffee twig borer which was drastically affecting coffee yields and production.

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Katikamu Farmers’ Association puts up a coffee factory for value addition through collective effort

Katikamu CAPCA farmers’ association is found in Katikamu sub-county, Luweero district.  The association comprises 10 groups and 322 peasant farmers, of which 189 are women.

The members of the association were able to mobilise finances among themselves, through sale of shares and bought an acre of land at Ugx 5.0 million on which they have established a premises for a coffee factory. The coffee factory is located in Kyalugondo village in Katikamu sub-county.

Through CAPCA the small scale coffee huller for the association was procured with support from Caritas Danmark in 2011.