UCDA Regional Coffee Extension Officer Jobs in Uganda

UCDA Regional Coffee Extension Officer Jobs in Uganda

UCDA is established as a public Authority, and its mandate is to promote and oversee the
coffee industry by supporting research, promoting production, controlling coffee quality, and improving the marketing of coffee in order to optimize foreign exchange earnings for the country and payments to the farmers.

UCDA’s Vision is 'A sustainable coffee industry with high stakeholder value for social
economic transformation’ and its mission is “To facilitate increase in quality coffee
production, productivity and consumption”. Its core values are; Leadership, Integrity,
Teamwork, Client Focus, Accountability and Professionalism.

To coordinate all districts’ coffee activities for increasing production and productivity.


  • Implement and supervise coffee nursery development programs, distribution of seed
    and seedlings; and oversee compliance with distribution procedures, and established
    standard operating guidelines.
  • Implement coffee extension programs, in line with the departmental guidelines.
  • Promote new technologies which have been developed by coffee research and
    disseminate the same to farmers.
  • Maintain surveillance on coffee diseases & pests and implement pest and disease
    control activities,
  • Liaise with and ensure effective collaboration with local authorities and other bodies with an interest in matters of coffee development in the respective districts.
  • Participate in development of work plans and budgets for the Region.
  • Provide technical support in the collection of coffee production and marketing data,
    and administering of questionnaires on coffee matters in the respective area of
  • Monitor the quality of Coffee at the farm and enforcement coffee regulations by
    periodically checking
    on farmers.
  • Compile monthly reports on coffee activities in the sub region.
  • Carry out any other duties as may be assigned by Management.


  • Bachelor of Science (First Class or Upper Second class) in Agriculture, or Agribusiness
    Management or Agriculture Extension or related field from a recognized university.
  • At least 5 years’ working experience in Extension-related discipline in local
    government, private sector or NGO.
  • Valid driving and riding permits
  • Flexibility to work upcountry.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Team Work Skills.
  • Interpersonal skills.

    How to Apply

    Interested candidates are encouraged to send completed and signed application
    forms, download here, together with their application letters, certified copies of academic transcripts, not later than 2nd September 2019 to;-

    The Board Secretary / Director Corporate
    Services, Uganda Coffee Development Authority, Coffee House, Plot 35 Jinja Road, P.O.
    Box 7267, Kampala (U).

    Electronic Submissions (2MBS in PDF) can be sent to
    Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

    For more information and job application details, see; UCDA Regional Coffee Extension Officer Jobs in Uganda

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