Coffee Production

Rumukia Coffee Farmers Get Reprieve After County Mediates Sh163m Loan Deal

Rumukia coffee farmers have received a reprieve after the county government mediated a deal with Taifa sacco to restructure a Sh163 million loan. The signing of the deal has given the farmers six years to pay back the loan and saved the coffee society’s assets from the auction block after they defaulted on payments.

Brazil Govt Sees Coffee Crop At 59 Mln Bags, Sharply Below Market View

IBGE’s projections are the only official ones available at the moment, since coffee estimates by Conab, the main Brazilian government agency dealing with agricultural projections and food supply issues, have been put on hold due to the new coronavirus pandemic that prevented researchers from visiting coffee fields.

Training Of Farmers To Boost Coffee Production

Speaking at the launch of the Aquaculture Training Manual and Guide in Kampala on Thursday, the Minister of Agriculture, Animal Industry & Fisheries, Vincent Ssempijja Bamulangaki said the demand for coffee increase by 3% every year, which creates insatiable demand for the product due to low production.