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UNDERSTANDING RESILIENCE IN MANAGING SUSTAINABILITY RISK

Our food and agriculture systems face unprecedented change. COVID has provided us with a rehearsal of the scale of disruption that is possible. In the first of this three-part series on starting or recalibrating a robust sustainability plan, The Committee on Sustainability Assessment, COSA, looks at resilience in agri-food systems.  Sustainability is engaged in many familiar ways: …

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UGANDA EXPORTS DECLINE 24 PERCENT AFTER BAD HARVEST

Uganda’s coffee exports declined 24% year-on-year in April the state-run sector regulator Uganda Coffee Development Authority (UCDA) reported last week. The organisation  blamed the weather, as a drought in some parts of the country cut yields,  The east African country shipped a total of 407,762 60-kilogram bags, down 24% compared with the same month last …

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PROBAT LAUNCHES THE NEPTUNE 1000 DRUM ROASTER

The Emmerich-based manufacturer of coffee roasting machines has introduced the newest member of its industrial line, the Neptune 1000. The pricing information is yet to be announced, but many of its features have been unveiled at a launch event. Probat’s new Neptune 1000 has a capacity of 1,000 kg/h, alluding to its name. This roaster …

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SWISS TRADER VOLCAFE AND DSS+ COLLABORATE FOR NET-ZERO OPERATIONS

In response to the global climate crisis, Swiss coffee trader Volcafe has recently teamed up with Sofies Group, now a part of operations management consulting firm dss+, to tackle the company’s carbon footprint. The two companies are actively working on a global carbon accounting initiative across Volcafe’s 25+ origin and destination locations. The result of …

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FERTILISER COST PUSHING VIETNAMESE COFFEE FARMERS TO OTHER CROPS

The ongoing war in Ukraine has affected the global fertiliser supply, among other commodities that keep the world going. Fertiliser prices have gone up in many countries, forcing governments and farmers to implement various strategies. The Kenyan government, for example, has distributed subsidised fertiliser to coffee farmers in an effort to increase both yield and …

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GHANA EYES 300 PER CENT BOOST TO COFFEE IN CHALLENGE TO KENYA

Ghana sets its sights on increasing coffee production by more than 300 per cent to boost exports. Every year, the West African country produces approximately 10,000 tonnes of coffee for the domestic market. The Ghanaian governmental organisation Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD), which is responsible for the oversight of the country’s Cocoa production, also regulates coffee. …

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