International Women’s Coffee Alliance (IWCA) is a global network of women along the coffee value chain that advocate for women, provides access to resources and provides a forum for connection. The ultimate goal of IWCA is to develop a strong and visible network of women in the coffee industry who share experiences, resources, and contacts with others throughout the IWCA chapters in producing and consuming countries. It is a global fact that women contribute to a great extent…Continue
Posted on August 29, 2012 at 7:14pm
According to coffee experts in Kenya the rush by coffee farmers to purchase their own milling plants could land them in a debt trap.
They continue to say that low production and uncertain prices globally could put farmers’ investments at risk, making it difficult for them to service loans secured to fund the mills.
Coffee societies started buying their own mills after the Kenya Planters Co-operative Union was placed under receivership in 2009, leaving farmers at the…Continue
Posted on August 7, 2012 at 7:50am