Café Africa Uganda successfully ran the TICS Project – ‘Towards an Integrated Coffee Extension Service’.
TICS ran from 2018-2021 and reached over 50,000 farmers in Uganda. TICS, funded by JDE and IDH, was designed to integrate coffee-specific extension services in to the Unified National Agricultural Extension Service delivery system, at national district level.
TICS trained 180 Coffee Community-Based Facilitators who reached over 51,000 farmers. FAQ yield per tree increased to 560 grams. 79% of CCBS went on to be engaged on a commercial basis by public and private coffee extension programmes.