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CAPCA Coffee Cultivation Support

CAPCA SKILLS 85 FARMERS’ IN COFFEE CULTIVATION BRAZILIAN STYLE (3mX1m) AND VALUE ADDITION.

The Central Archdiocesan Province Caritas Association (CAPCA) prioritizes the coffee value chain as one of her areas of intervention. Time and again the supported farmer organizations have encountered innovations, new practices in coffee growing that they need to appreciate so as to improve their farm production and productivity. Off farm, the four coffee hullers that CAPCA gave farmers earlier on need effective management so as to break even,

Head Of M&E Needed

Vacancy Announcement
Post: Head of Monitoring and Evaluation
Employer: Uganda Governance and Poverty Alleviation Program

Deadline: 5:00pm on 25 th June 2020.

Download Vacancy Details here

The Uganda Governance and Poverty Alleviation Program (UGOPAP) is a country program
implemented by four partners namely: Caritas Uganda (CU), the Community Integrated
Development Initiatives (CIDI), the Eastern Archdiocesan Development Network (EADEN)
and the Central Archdiocesan Province Caritas Association (CAPCA) with funding from
DANIDA through Caritas Denmark since 2001.

Half-Day Meeting

On 25th June 2019, a half day meeting to popularize the National Agriculture Extension Policy and Strategy together with Caritas Uganda/UFCVP and MAAIF (Mistry of Agricultrue Aniamal Industry and fisheries)

Followed by a radio talk show on Prime Radio FM (91.9)

Venue: Mukono Community Hall

Time: 9am

Attendance is by Invitation Only

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.

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.