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July 2011 Blog Posts (7)

NEW KENYAN COFFEE VARIETY WITH HIGH EXPECTATIONS



Kenyan coffee is much loved world-wide. Not only is it used in its ‘pure’ form, but it is also popular to create blends for the market and the global demand for Kenyan coffee has meant that the industry plays a significant part in the country’s economy. Now we are setting our sights even higher.

What is Kenya planning on doing?

The Coffee Research Foundation has reported that the latest new coffee variety, called Batian, may change the fortunes of the…

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Added by Julie Ndwiga on July 15, 2011 at 3:30pm — 1 Comment

50,000 bags

Comment, 8 July, Jos Algra

Please follow this link:

http://progresonetworkenglish.ning.com/group/analysisofcoffeeprices/forum/topics/50000-bags

Added by Jos Algra on July 11, 2011 at 7:12am — No Comments

Organic farming as sustainable livelihood

 Organic is natural, I am working with 6072 small and marginal farmers in two states india i.e. Andhra Pradesh and Marashtra. Our  philosophy is planet, profit and people.

Our farmers produce cotton without chemical fertilizers. They prepare their own bi-pests and compost as alternative to the conventional farming.

 

Farmers use non-Bt, Non-GMO, hybrid organic cotton seed, though it is very difficult to get these seed we influenced some of the seed companies to supply…

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Added by stanislaus bonagiri on July 7, 2011 at 3:57pm — No Comments

RESEARCH STUDIES PROVE COFFEE IS MORE THAN A BEVERAGE

We all know coffee as a beverage, but recent research studies have proved that it has much more to offer than a refreshing, sweet awakening taste. Amongst the great recently discovered benefits are;

Eco uses in the soil…

The world is becoming more eco-friendly. We know that using lots of air miles is not good for the environment (especially when buying food produce). Local and seasonal foodstuffs are best. As such and in the light of the gloomy economic climate,…

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Added by Julie Ndwiga on July 4, 2011 at 6:57pm — 1 Comment

climate change adaptation and mitigation

I am interested in sharing articles related to good agricultural practices in all sectors.Videos and pictures serve as good physical illustrations of happennings and changes and are easily interprated.

Added by mathew kamau chege on July 4, 2011 at 9:01am — No Comments

Feeling the cold

Comment, 1 July, Jos Algra
Please follow this link:

http://progresonetworkenglish.ning.com/group/analysisofcoffeeprices/forum/topics/feeling-the-cold

Added by Jos Algra on July 3, 2011 at 10:01pm — No Comments

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