Executive Directorate

This directorate is headed by the Managing Director and is responsible for all directorates as well as the Procurement, Corporate Communications, Audit and Compliance departments. The Directorate provides overall accountability of all UCDA activities and programs.

A) Internal Audit and Compliance Department
The main function of the department is to carry out internal audits and guide the risk management processes in the Authority.

B) Procurement and Disposal Department
The department is responsible for the procurement and disposal function in UCDA.

C) Corporate Communications Department
The department is responsible for all stakeholder collaborations and partnerships, public relations corporate responsibility.


1 Dr. Emmanuel Iyamulemye Niyibigira      Managing Director
2 Phoebe Kazinduki            Executive Personal Assistant
3 Laura Walusimbi              Corporate Communications Manager
4 Alex Rugonde                  Ag. HPDU
5 Priscilla Ndozireho Internal Auditor
6 Jackie Arinaitwe Risk Officer
7 Jude Buyeera Internal Auditor 
8 Alfred Rwamirego Corporate Communications Officer
9 Edson Kashaba    Data Officer
10 John Matovu Driver


  • Ministries 
  • Departments and Agencies 
  • Private sector 
  • Development partners
  • Regional and int'l institutions
  • Research institutions 


  • Development Services
  • Business Development and Strategy Services
  • Quality and Regulation Services
  • Corporate Services


  • Agricultural market support
  • Climate action
  • Pests and diseases
  • Women in coffee
  • Sustainable livelihoods

Contact info

Coffee House,
Plot 35 Jinja Road,
P.O.Box 7267,Kampala, Uganda
Tel: (+256)-414-256940 / 312-260470
Fax: +256-414-256994