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August 2014 Blog Posts (4)

Coffee industry challenges & solutions

By Sacred Grounds Blog

Someone once said, “Everything good takes time”, which is so true, right? It takes work too and we’re always looking at and investigating the bigger coffee picture, looking for ways to make our business better for everyone.

To be honest, every industry has its…


Added by judy on August 29, 2014 at 8:36am — No Comments

Growing coffee beans at home

By Coffee research website

Growing coffee plants at home is a rewarding experience that will help you learn and appreciate the work involved in producing coffee.  It is a very easy plant to take care of and is a great conversation piece, especially during flowering or cherry…


Added by judy on August 20, 2014 at 1:30pm — No Comments

Webinar-Youth involvement in coffee

On 31st July, 2014, Progreso Network in collaboration with Fair Trade organization of Kenya organized a webinar on Youth involvement in coffee. The webinar started at 3.00 p.m EAT with with 31 attendees present out of the 92 that had registered for the webinar.

The webinar was facilitated by Mr. Chuaga Kinuthia, a senior lecturer at Dedan Kimathi University of Technology.

The webinar was 1 hour 12 minutes long and it was divided into presentation and questions and…


Added by Progreso Network on August 6, 2014 at 9:30am — No Comments

Stakeholder's bid to revive Africa’s coffee industry

By Nicholas Waitathu

It was difficult for coffee players to be excited during last week’s media launch of the 12th African Fine Coffee Conference and Exhibition in Nairobi, given the growing disquiet in the sector. Declining productivity, high costs of production, volatile prices, climate change…


Added by judy on August 5, 2014 at 8:25am — No Comments

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