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Coffee and flower growers turn to organic farming

By: Deuce Ngowi                                        Source: Daily NewsCOFEE and flower growers seem to be ready to embrace organic farming and give up conventional agricultural practices that use synthetic pesticides and watersoluble synthetically purified fertilizers.This comes after decades of conventional agriculture that has seen coffee production, the…See More
Oct 12
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Kioko Kasyoka posted a blog post

Sweet coffee aroma washes away farmers’ bitter times with sugarcane

By: Angela Oketch                                     Source: Daily NationAlex Ochola picks a berry from his coffee plant in Kambi Awendo, Fort Ternan in Muhoroni, looks at it and nods with…See More
Sep 19
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Sep 19
Progreso Network posted a blog post

Cervical Cancer Kills in Coffee Communities, but U.S. Roasters Can Help

Source:daily coffee news     Article by: Nick Brown     Photo credits: Grounds for HealthGrounds for Health is…See More
Sep 6
Kioko Kasyoka posted a blog post

Uganda: UCDA Kicks Off Campaign to Boost Coffee Consumption

By Dorothy Nakaweesi                                      Source:AllAfricaNewsKampala — A campaign to motivate Ugandans to consume coffee has been started.According to the architects of this move including Inspire Africa, Uganda Coffee Development Authority (UCDA) and Usaid Feed the Future, think that in the next five years, local consumption will have improved to 20 per cent up from 3 per cent.The campaign week starts…See More
Aug 17
Kioko Kasyoka posted a blog post

Ethiopia Envisages Becoming World's Second Coffee Producer

Source: AllAfricaNewsThe Ministry of Farming and Natural Resource said it is working towards enabling Ethiopia become world's second coffee producer in a decade.Officially launching preparation for the 15th African Fine Coffee Conference and Exhibition slated for February 12-17, 2017 in Addis, State Minister Wondyirad Mandefro said that Ethiopia will become the second largest coffee producer in the world at least in a…See More
Aug 16
Kioko Kasyoka posted a blog post

Robusta Coffee Makes a Comeback in Africa

By: Nichola Bariyo                    Source: ThTheWallStreetJournalMASAKA Uganda—From Uganda to Ivory Coast, production of the bitter-tasting robusta coffee variety is on the rise in Africa,…See More
Jul 28
Kioko Kasyoka posted a blog post

Gabon Sets Up Fund to Purchase Yearly Cocoa, Coffee Harvests

BY: Pauline Bax                                      Source: BloombergGabon set up a fund to purchase cocoa and coffee beans harvested in the central African nation, a move meant to boost the agriculture sector and guarantee an income for at least 3,000 farmers.The state-run Stabilization Fund, known as Caistab, has made 200 million CFA francs ($334,000)…See More
Jul 27
Kioko Kasyoka posted a blog post

Farmers urged to embrace green agric to contain climate change

By:Theogene Nsengimana                          Source: NewTimesRwandan farmers should practice environmentally-friendly agriculture if the country is to cope with climate changes, government officials said yesterday.The remarks were in response to the State of Environment and Outlook Report 2015, released yesterday in Kigali on the occasion to mark the World Environment Day, which falls on Sunday June…See More
Jul 26
Kioko Kasyoka posted a blog post

GDP Growth Slows in Coffee Producer Uganda as Farm Output Stalls

By: Hellen Mwaura                          Source: BloombergEconomic growth in Uganda slowed to 3.5 percent in the first three months of the year as agriculture and industrial output…See More
Jul 20
Kioko Kasyoka posted a blog post

Coca-Cola to start producing coffee and milk

By: Gerson Freitas Jr.                                                   Source:TheSidneyMorningHeraldCoca-Cola, which for more than a decade has expanded to other products including…See More
Jul 18

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Coffee and flower growers turn to organic farming

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