Coffee natural capital for environmental and livelihood sustainability in Uganda


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Ref: 27-014

Status: Current

Round:
26
Funding Scheme:
Main Project
Project Leader:
Lead Organisation:
Project Partners:
National Agricultural Research Organisation, Makerere University, Kyagalanyi Coffee Limited, Clifton Coffee Roasters
Start Date:
01-10-20
End Date:
30-09-23
Funding:
£200,050.00
Regions:
Sub-Saharan Africa
Biomes:
Tropical forest, Forests
Production:
Forestry, Agricultural conservation
Threats To Biodiversity:
Climate change
Broad Approches:
Ecosystem conservation, Goods services, General measures, Poverty reduction, Livelihoods, Benefit sharing
Specific Tools:
Research training, Research, Cepa, Monitoring, Taxonomy, Valuation, Nbsap
Countries:
Uganda
Conventions:
CBD
Project Summary:
Uganda’s coffee sector comprises c. 1.7 million householders and over 3.5 million people in related activities, generating c. 25% of the country’s export earnings. Sustainability of the sector in Uganda is paramount. The aim of this project is to demonstrate the substantial value of Uganda’s coffee natural capital for: Uganda’s coffee economy, livelihood sustainability, climate change adaptation, and ecosystem service provision. It will also reveal the positive synergies between climate change adaptation, biodiversity, the ecosystem, and commercial activity (coffee farming).


Documents:
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