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East African Coffee Farmers Face Multile Challenges

B: Willie McgeeSource: Black Gold FoundationSelling coffee is vital to the livelihoods of millions of smallholder farmers in Africa. Growing coffee as a cash crop on small pieces of land in the Horn of Africa is not easy. The growing conditions for coffee farmers in East Africa have become more unpredictable in the last ten years. Erratic and often adverse changes to weather…See More
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Kenya plans to double coffee exports to U.S.

Kenya plans to double its coffee exports to the United States in order to tap into the lucrative North American market, officials said on Wednesday.coffeeSource:News GhanaAgriculture and Food Authority (AFA) Kenya Interim Head of Coffee Directorate Grenville Melli told a coffee forum in Nairobi that Kenya currently exports 4000 metric tons of coffee annually the US.“Our target is to double exports to reach…See More
Mar 14
Kioko Kasyoka posted a blog post

Israeli coffee firm bets on women farmers in developing nations

By Tova Cohen and Gustavo Palencia Source: ReutersFrom the sparsely populated mountains of Honduras to an island on Congo's Lake Kivu, women - many of them victims of domestic violence - have united to provide for their families by growing coffee.Now some collectives are getting help from an Israeli food company that sees the women's high productivity, greater than that…See More
Mar 9
Kioko Kasyoka posted a blog post

Making a case for coffee

Source: The NationThe global coffee market continues to percolate and a new study reveals that Asia is playing a key role in its growth.The research from Mintel reveals that three out of the five fastest…See More
Mar 7
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Coffee Regions 101: What Sets East Africa Apart?

Source: Perfect Daily Grind | Article by: Danielle Kilbride | Credit: Olam InternationalEast Africa produces some of the world’s best coffees. It’s the birthplace of coffee. It’s the origin of…See More
Mar 6
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Feb 28
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How to make coffee salt

By: Robin ShreevesSource: Mother Nature NetworkWhen you add coffee to food, you add complexity to the flavor. Coffee complements sweet foods like chocolate cake or brownies, red meat like beef or lamb, and nuts. Coffee can be used as an ingredient in recipes, but a quick way to add the the complex, brightening flavor of coffee to foods is to sprinkle it on some coffee salt. You can buy coffee salt or espresso salt, or you can easily make it yourself for a lot less money. Here's how:DIY Coffee…See More
Feb 16
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Protected: Major Agricultural Lenders Adopt Shared Social and Environmental Principles

February 6, 2017FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASENAIROBI, Kenya, February 6, 2017 — Members of the Council on Smallholder Agricultural Finance (CSAF) announced at their regional meeting that they have formally adopted a set of jointly developed…See More
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