Founder and Executive Director, Nucafe
A compassionate Ugandan coffee farmer, Joseph Nkandu was born and grew up on a coffee farm. he founded and relentlessly facilitated the establishment of NUCAFE as Uganda’s largest coffee subsector employer and most vibrant coffee value chain organization with 200 coffee farmer enterprises . Joseph Nkandu is widely known for his compassionate innovation of the Farmer Ownership Model and strong advocacy for inclusive coffee policies.
Joseph holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Agriculture from the Ugandan Makerere University and a Master of Business Administration (MBA) from the Italian Catholic University of Milan.