Robusta Coffee Agronomy

Learning Objectives

The main objective and understanding this module, is to guide all stakeholders in the Coffee Value Chain the recommended Good Agronomic Practices (GAP) 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
Robusta coffee introduction
7 mins
2
Coffee establishment
7 mins
3
Soil & water conservation
7 mins
4
Stumping of coffee
7 mins
5
Fertility management
7 mins
6
Irrigation
7 mins
7
Insurance
7 mins
8
Access to credit
7 mins
9
Pests & disease management
7 mins
10
Harvesting of coffee
7 mins
11
Coffee sorting & coffee grading
7 mins
12
Coffee value addition
7 mins
13
Coffee marketing
7 mins
14
Coffee certification
7 mins

Assesment

1
Robusta Quiz
8 questions

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Enrolled: 23 students
Duration: 2 hours
Lectures: 14
Video: 10 mins
Level: Beginner