The Uganda Coffee Development Authority (UCDA) anticipates that by the end of 2005 Uganda will have realized 150 million dollars in revenue from coffee exports.
The Managing Director of UCDA, Henry Ngabirano, says improved global market prices and limited competition may even see the 150 million dollar projection surpassed. He attributes Uganda's improved production to increased clonal coffee yields.
Ngabirano says that despite the problems Uganda's coffee industry has faced in recent year's the country's farmers are still better off than their counterparts in Kenya and Tanzania because the introduction of clonal coffee.
Last year Uganda exported 2.5million bags of coffee.