By: Nichola Bariyo Source: ThTheWallStreetJournal
MASAKA Uganda—From Uganda to Ivory Coast, production of the bitter-tasting robusta coffee…Continue
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BY: Pauline Bax Source: Bloomberg
Gabon 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…Continue
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By:Theogene Nsengimana Source: NewTimes
Rwandan 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…Continue
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Imagine a barista, serving hundreds of Americanos, lattes, and pour overs every single day, who’s never tried their own coffee. Crazy, right?
But for many farmers, that’s the reality of their lives. A large number of producers lack the equipment to roast and brew their own beans – and this isn’t just a gross disservice to them. It’s also a barrier to good…Continue
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By: Laura Lorenzetti Source:Fortune
Consumption is at an all-time high.
U.S. coffee drinkers are consuming more of the brew than ever, helping to send global coffee…Continue
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By:Brian Ngugi Source: Nation
The government wants to multiply the gains made by cooperative movements as it looks to the sector to scale up the fortunes of crops such as cotton and coffee and their value chains.
Industrialisation Cabinet Secretary Adan Mohamed says adequate…Continue
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