By Julian Siddle and Vibeke Venema
BBC World Service
Two billion cups of coffee are drunk around the world every day and 25 million families rely on growing coffee for a living. Over the past 15 years, consumption of the drink has risen by 43% - but researchers are warning that the…Continue
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Source: Daily Coffee News
During the opening ceremonies of the SCAA 2015 Event last month…Continue
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Tanzania's coffee crop will hit a record high, taking a large step towards meeting an ambitious government target, boosted by weather improvements and official support measures.
The Tanzanian coffee harvest - an important earner for the east African country, which relies on agriculture for some 28% of its economic output – will hit 1.25m bags in 2015-16, on a July-to-June basis, US Department of Agriculture regional staff said in a…Continue
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Brazil's coffee export surge is to come to an end, undermined by disappointing production – but there are questions as to how much tighter supplies will support prices, the International Coffee Organization said.
The availability of coffee for shipment from Brazil, the top exporter, which hit a record in 2014-15 on an April-to-March basis, "is going to be significantly reduced over the next year", the ICO said.
The forecast reflects the extent of…Continue
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One of the objectives of the International Coffee Agreement 2007 is to encourage Members to develop a sustainable coffee sector in economic, social and environmental terms. This is reinforced by Article 36, which refers to the principles and objectives on sustainable development contained in Agenda 21 adopted at the United Nations Conference on Environment and…
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