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The Bukoba Native Co-operative Union Limited

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Type of entity

Corporate body

Authorized form of name

The Bukoba Native Co-operative Union Limited

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Standardized form(s) of name according to other rules

Other form(s) of name

  • Kagera Cooperative Union Ltd

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Dates of existence

1950-present day


The Bukoba Native Co-operative Union was formed in 1950, mainly to collect and market small producer coffee in Kagera region, North West of Tanzania. KCU is a voluntary association of 124 Primary Cooperative Societies representing over 60,000 small farmers of the mainly Robusta Coffee grown in Kagera region.

At some point in time the Union changed name to Kagera Cooperative Union Ltd.


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Institution identifier

GB 1499

Rules and/or conventions used

ISAAR(CPF): International Standard Archival Authority Record for Corporate Bodies, Persons and Families, International Council on Archives (2nd edition, 2003); Rules for the construction of personal, place and corporate names, National Council on Archives (1997).



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Dates of creation, revision and deletion

Created by Simon Sheppard, September 2012




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