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Gender Integration into Coffee production project

Cooperative Development Organisation

Implementing Partners and Organisations

Mt Elgon Communities Cooperative Enterprise Development

Period of Implementation

January 2023 - December 2027

Geographic scope

Africa: Uganda

Cities: Mt Elgon


$ 273,000
€ 260 000


Bilateral Aid: Sida/Civsam


Agriculture & Fisheries, Climate & Environment

Type of Activity

Governance and Organizational Strengthening, Legal and Regulatory framework, Training & Capacity Building, Value Chains / Socioeconomic Circuits, Visibility & Dissemination


Increased Women and youth involvement in Coffee Value chain development as well as governance of MEACCE Ltd. Through awareness and promotion of programs that enable women and youths to exercise their rights on equal terms as men will address the current challenge of gender inequality. This will see more women and youth involved in coffee value chain as well as take up more leadership positions at group, primary society and MEACCE ltd levels hence creating more confidence in making decisions that aid in stabilizing household incomes.

Project Objectives

To enhance Women and Youth participation in coffee production for livelihood improvement and increased resilience of smallholder farmers and their communities on Mt Elgon.

Impact on SDGs

SDG1 - No Poverty
SDG2 - Zero Hunger
SDG5 - Gender Equality
SDG8 - Decent Work and Economic Growth
SDG15 - Life on Land

Main Indicators

# of women and youth active in project - Increased coffee production

Impact Measurement

Project reports

Direct beneficiaries

Organisations: 1

Individuals: 4615

Local stakeholders

Women and youth groups

Key Tags

Entrepreneurship, Gender, Youth