Who We Are

UTA is the umbrella body of companies and individuals who are in the business
of growing, processing and trading in tea. It was established in 1948 as a voluntary association to discuss common problems affecting the tea industry and find solutions; For all the years till 1999 the voluntary association had not been registered. UTA is now a registered non government organization limited by guarantee. It is a non-profit organization funded through monthly subscription by members.

Our Vision

To ensure an increased number of association members working under an ideal policy environment for enhanced member operation.

Our Mission

To unite all Uganda tea growers, processors, exporters, packers and traders under a single body that serves and advocates for their common interests through a strong voice and unilateral approach to pertinent salient issues.

Our Objectives:
To promote the development of the tea industry
To promote and encourage joint consultation amongst members on issues of common interest
To represent and advocate for the common interest and views of the members
To monitor all developments taking place in the country with a bearing on the tea sector for example government policies and in case they are not conducive for the development of the tea industry speak out or lobby against them and on the other hand support those which are favorable.
Be a source of credible and accurate statistics and information on the tea sector
Foster fair terms and conditions of employment in the tea industry
Promote healthy and safety of the workers, good industrial relations and gender equality and nondiscrimination