Arabica Coffee Agronomy

Learning Objectives

To guide all stakeholders in the Coffee Value Chain about the recommended Good Agronomic Practices (GAPs) to be able to realize economic benefits that shall transform into improved incomes along the entire value chain.

Learning Agenda

  • Coffee is Uganda’s top-earning export crop, with Arabica Coffee export contribution to 20% and Robusta coffee contributing to 80% of coffee exported.
  • The development of this training module is geared towards supporting stakeholders in subsector especially the frontline service providers in knowledge transfer and adoption to enable farmers practice recommended initiatives that focus on boosting coffee production.
  • With a target of 20 million bags of coffee exported annually by 2030 , the Uganda Coffee Development Authority (UCDA) has put in measures to achieve this target, and one is being knowledge dissemination especially to farmers at the household level.

1
Arabica coffee introduction
7 mins
2
Coffee establishment
7 mins
3
Soil, water conservation & conservation agriculture practices
7 mins
4
Stumping
7 mins
5
Fertility Management
7 mins
6
Irrigation
7 mins
7
Insurance
7 mins
8
Access to credit (Agriculture finance)
7 mins
9
Pest and disease management
7 mins
10
Harvesting
7 mins
11
Post harvest handling (PHH)
7 mins
12
Coffee sorting and grading
7 mins
13
Coffee value addition
7 mins
14
Marketing
7 mins
15
Coffee certification
7 mins

Assesment

1
Arabica Quiz
5 questions

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Enrolled: 126 students
Duration: 2 hours
Lectures: 15
Video: 10 mins
Level: Beginner