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Kangethe JBM left a comment for MBARIRE CHARLES
"dear Bwana Mbarire, Greetings. How have you been all these years and there is something i want to discuss on coffee with you. Please do contact me please. 0722685638"
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SMALLHOLDER COFFEE PRODUCERS & ICT

Progreso through her partnership with IICD are working on an ambitious project to improve computer literacy and use of ICT in coffee management in cooperatives in Kenya.Three cooperatives, Ndumberi Coffee Growers, Gakundu Cooperative and Kagaari Cooperative are involved in this project.The objective of this project is to promote use of ICT in managing the affairs and operations of the cooperatives, Vis-a Vis:1. Data management at the ICS level of the cooperatives2. Automated coffee weighing at…See More
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"Charles, Long time no see and no hear, ru still around Thika and why the silence. Lost my phone and contacts. kindly connect. JB"
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"Planting trees for shade is also a solution to soil erosion, as I indicated on point number 5.  "
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"Right! Despite the steep growth in the coffee prices currently, production is taking a nose dive. It is simple mathematics that income is a function of price and volume. The price might be good but with a small volume the income might not be enough…"
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MBARIRE CHARLES replied to Progreso Network's discussion The Secret is in the Soil in the group Microorganisms in Africa
"A great discussion! It is worth mentioning that most soils in Africa where coffee is grown are "Technically Dead". Coffee is not grown under shade and the soils are really exposed to the high tropical temperature ending up in killing the…"
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MBARIRE CHARLES's Blog

SMALLHOLDER COFFEE PRODUCERS & ICT

Progreso through her partnership with IICD are working on an ambitious project to improve computer literacy and use of ICT in coffee management in cooperatives in Kenya.

Three cooperatives, Ndumberi Coffee Growers, Gakundu Cooperative and Kagaari Cooperative are involved in this project.

The objective of this project is to promote use of ICT in managing the affairs and operations of the cooperatives, Vis-a Vis:

1. Data management at the ICS level of the…

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Posted on December 6, 2012 at 7:56am

Scenario Impact Analysis for $80M USD Investment in Uganda Coffee Sector - Report 2011

Report for the National Steering Committee of the

Uganda Coffee Platform

April 2011

Anneke Fermont PhD

Café Africa

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Posted on June 16, 2011 at 6:30pm — 3 Comments

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At 1:02pm on December 21, 2015, Kangethe JBM said…

dear Bwana Mbarire,

Greetings. How have you been all these years and there is something i want to discuss on coffee with you. Please do contact me please. 0722685638

At 1:39pm on July 13, 2012, Aimable Nshimiye said…

Mbarire Charle,I see that you are very developed in agricultural coffee,then I wish the relationship between us,Am Rwandan coordinator of abateraninkunga cooperative which does the activities of cultivating coffee.so for increasing the experience if you are agree we can become the friend!

At 10:20am on June 21, 2012, Kangethe JBM said…

Charles,


Long time no see and no hear, ru still around Thika and why the silence. Lost my phone and contacts. kindly connect.

JB

At 9:09pm on September 7, 2011, Vera Espindola Rafael said…

Karibu Mbarire, My head Wnayama!

Listening to some nice Kikuyu music last weekend and cleaning the house!

Will not forget the Wnayama moves.

Nina sema ifi, Kenya rocks!

At 9:05pm on July 27, 2011, Margriet van der Zouw said…
Thank you Charles. Look forward to exchange experiences. For now, greetings from Costa Rica. Margriet
At 10:29am on March 23, 2011, Janet Lau said…

Hi Charles,

 

Regarding your question as to whether carbon neutrality is a possibility for your farmers.. well that depends on the carbon footprint of the producers and whether they meet the requirements for this PAS 2060 (as an example) and if the costs of implementing this effort is feasible for them. I'm not an expert on carbon neutrality but perhaps you can take a look at the organization who certified the Costa Rican coffee - Carbon Clear (website). The coffee producers are from Coopedota (website here).

At 11:06am on March 21, 2011, Kangethe JBM said…

 

Mr Charles,

 I am wondering if your around  Thika as i left a message which was not answered. Looks at the interesting stories on carbon Neutral coffee. Any comment about it

 

Kangethe JBM

At 9:48am on March 15, 2011, Kangethe JBM said…

Hei Charles,

 Let me hope that you're doing well and do hope that all is perfect. How is work treating you and the other issues of life. I thought about you yesterday and felt to drop in a line or two over the following issues

 

1. Recall we talked about this micro organism from Latino, i had contacts with this guy from Uganda representing Agro Eco and despite a call or two i have not received any feed back from them. Why cant we form a consortium and import the technology. Looks interesting considering the poor soil fertility we have around. Think over it and let me know.

I and a colleague of mine here in the office are experts in value chain development. We have been thinking of setting up a training initiative in Coffee Value chain development for coffee producer organization. The aim is develop a concrete analytical framework for coffee producer organization to understand their work in relationship to others and developing mechanisms to strengthen their lots in a value chain perspective. I don't know if am clear with my thinking. Based on your experiences can they pay for these type of training or do they need to have someone else pay for them?

 

let me hear from you

 

Kangethe JBM

 

 

At 10:01am on February 11, 2011, Janet Lau said…

Hi Charles! Thanks, glad to be here :)

Hope all is well at your sunny side of the earth!

 

Janet

At 7:37am on December 15, 2010, Kangethe JBM said…

Dear Charles,

Thank you for the reply. Whats happening in Ethiopia.  I do hope that we shall meet on the dates you have indicated. i lost my phone so let me have yours mine is 0722685638. Thank you JB

 
 
 

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