CURAD's Vision and Mission

CURAD’s vision:To be the leading generator of young agribusiness entrepreneurs creating wealth and jobs in East Africa’.

Mission:‘To produce young innovative and skilful agribusiness entrepreneurs through strategic partnerships that support investment in agribusiness by fostering collaboration between Makerere university, NUCAFE and the NARO coffee research centre to create

Service Areas

a) Promotion of coffee processing and value added product SMEs;

b) Business development support across entire coffee value chain;

c) Promotion and facilitating setting up of agribusiness enterprises;

d) Earn while you learn program for the university students.

Business goals

  • To undertake curriculum reform in Bachelors programs in Agriculture and Agribusiness to produce young innovative entrepreneurs and agribusiness leaders
  • Promoting student start-ups in agribusiness, by creating more opportunities through agribusiness incubation
  • To support Bsc, MSc and higher graduate professional career development in entrepreneurship that will promote agribusiness entrepreneurship among young women and men.
  • Promotion of utilization of coffee in Uganda through coffee value chain development and value addition.
  • Benefitting the coffee farmers through agri-consultancy and enhanced marketability by promoting SMEs and start-ups.
  • Promoting the setting up of successful agribusiness enterprises.



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