Kinkiizi Development Company Ltd, (KDC)

Is the pioneer of the tea production and processing in Kisoro and Kabale. Tea has been introduced as cash crop in the two districts to complement food crops as sources of income for the households. The Company is engaged in primary production and processing of tea in 3 major districts that include; Kanungu, Kisoro and Kabaale in Kigezi sub region, western Uganda.

The project is 100% dependent on out growers as the only source of its input to run the factories; the project has 4 tea processing plants in Kisoro, Kabaale and Kanungu. The project works with and supports over 50,000 small holder farmers as it’s out growers who produce raw material for the factories.

The farmers are given technical back stopping in tea production and provided inputs for primary production for their farms including; fertilizers, seedling, working capital and agro chemicals.

The key objectives of the project include:

  • Increasing house hold incomes of the population in the sub region
  • Increasing quantity and quality of the Uganda tea exports
  • Creating jobs for the population especially woman and youth in the sub region.