• EIMA Delegation
    EIMA Delegation
    A Delegation of EAEA Members involved in Agribusiness at the Italian Embassy in Kampala. They were sent off by H.E. Domenico Fornara
  • EAC Intellectual Property Workshop
    EAC Intellectual Property Workshop
    Workshop to Validate the Draft Report for the EAC Regional Policy for Science Technology and Innovation and Intellectual Property on 24th-25th September 2018 at Kenya School of Monetary Studies, Nairobi, Kenya
  • Uganda-DRC Business Forum
    Uganda-DRC Business Forum
    The 7th Session of Uganda-DRC Joint Permanent Commission Senior officials meeting at Speke Resort Munyonyo, Meera conference hall. Strengthen cooperation between Uganda and DRC.
  • COMESA Competition Commission Training
    COMESA Competition Commission Training
    Sensitization And Training Of District Commercial Officers And Private Sector Umbrella Organizations On Competition Law And Practices At Ridar Hotel-Uganda 27th -28th September 2018
  • EAEA agri-business Members who attended the National Ploughing Championship, Dublin, Ireland 2018
  • Members of EAEA at a press meeting at the Irish Embassy in Kampala
  • A Delegation of EAEA Members at the Irish Embassy Kampala, before they set off to Ireland to attend the National Ploughing Championship
  • Ensuring that Entrepreneurs’ Interactions with national, regional & international organizations are mutually beneficial (Win-Win strategy).
  • Enhancing Skilled Human Capacity Development
  • We work to support the EAC economic, political, social and cultural integration
  • Promotion and development of markets both locally, regionally and internationally
  • Advocating for the rights of Entrepreneurs at all relevant national & regional fora, this includes but not be limited to: i) Government Ministries, departments and Authorities ii) Non-governmental organizations. iii) Councils and Municipalities iv) Any other relevant local, regional and international fora.
  • Encouraging the development of infrastructure (factory shells, incubation centers e.t.c) for the promotion of Entrepreneurs activities

Uganda Hosts The 2nd Africa Coffee Summit At Speke Resort Munyonyo From 7th  To 10th August,2023

The 2nd Africa Coffee Summit (ACS) is a high-level event that aims to transform the African coffee sector through value addition and domestic consumption.

The summit is organized by the Government of Uganda in collaboration with the Inter-African Coffee Organisation (IACO), which represents 25 African coffee-producing countries. It will bring together heads of state, senior government ministers, heads of coffee authorities, and senior ministers from African coffee-consuming nations, as well as representatives from the African private sector, including farmers, processors, exporters, roasters, and coffee associations.

The theme of the summit is “Transforming the African Coffee Sector through Value Addition”. The summit will seek to promote the declaration of coffee as a strategic commodity in line with the African Union Agenda 2063, which aims to build a united and integrated Africa. The summit will also explore the impact of climate change and COVID-19 on the coffee industry and share knowledge and strategies to address these challenges.

This summit follows the success of the 1st G-25 African Coffee Summit, which took place in Nairobi, Kenya, on May 25, 2022. The Nairobi Summit adopted a declaration on coffee as a strategic agricultural commodity in the AU Agenda 2063 and called for the development of an evaluation framework to track down the socio-economic impact on coffee farmers and the enactment of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AFCFTA) to facilitate cooperation between African countries and encourage inter-African trade.

During the opening of the second G25 African Summit happening in Uganda, President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni delivered a speech highlighting the significance of adding value to the country’s raw materials. He pointed out that while robusta coffee is indigenous to Uganda and is in demand globally, the economic benefits often don’t reach the producing countries, especially in Africa. The President emphasized the need for value addition to raw materials like coffee, copper, gold, and others, to enhance Africa’s economic growth and create job opportunities for the youth. He addressed the challenges posed by internal and external factors, advocating for a shift away from the present global economic disparities. Museveni stressed the potential benefits of added value exports and higher purchasing power for Africans. The President concluded with a call for global affluence through a win-win strategy and a rejection of imperialism and parasitism.

Hosting the 2nd African Coffee Summit gives Uganda a unique opportunity to showcase its rich coffee heritage and potential to a diverse range of African countries and promote economic integration. Uganda is one of the leading coffee producers in Africa and has a vision to increase its annual coffee exports from 4.6 million bags in 2018/19 to 20 million bags by 2025.


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