From dw.com Rising temperatures, drought and erratic rainfall are making
From: allafrica.com TANZANIA Coffee Board (TCB) has launched a campaign
From: businessdailyafrica.com Coffee farmers from a factory in Meru have
Millions of Africa’s coffee farmers have slipped into abject poverty caused by poor prices which are currently barely enough to cover production costs while the rest of the coffee supply chain players enjoy rising profits.
But, Hivos.org warns things aren’t as rosy as they appear. While major traders and roasters are capitalising on the growing demand, farmers are struggling to see similar profit margins while battling various stress factors such as price volatility, climate change and recurring outbreaks of pests and diseases – meaning that there’s a real threat that demand will outgrow supply if action is not taken.
Africa may be the most exciting coffee-producing continent in the world, boasting incredible variety, history, and high quality.
The International Cocoa Council (ICCO) recently announced that four West African countries—Nigeria, Cote d’Ivoire, Ghana and Cameroon—produce more than 70 percent of the global cocoa supply yet 1 percent of finished chocolate comes from Africa.
DENVER. Oct. 20, 2017: By day, Craig Holt works as
New Certification Addresses Coffee Where It Begins—The Seed We are
Gender Equity and Access to Credit for Women Coffee Producers