Untimely rains and hailstones that lashed plantations in the last
From financialexpress.com Buoyed by a surge in interest in coffee
From dailycoffeenews.com Coming into 2020, commodity coffee prices remained a
From bloomberg.com A drought “disaster” that’s eroding prospects for Brazil’s
From xinhuanet.com Kenya’s coffee production is projected to drop to
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, which has recorded more cases than any nation other than the United States, is the world’s top producer of coffee. India, Mexico and Colombia all rank in the top ten globally for both COVID cases and coffee production.
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.
The House was informed that coffee production decreased from 6,706 tonnes in 2014/15 to 5,882 in 2018/19 financial years due to various reasons.
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.