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Ethiopian Researchers Discover Treatment For Coffee Wilt Disease

ETHIOPIAN RESEARCHERS DISCOVER TREATMENT FOR COFFEE WILT DISEASE

In a report by the state-run Ethiopian News Agency (ENA), researchers at Addis Ababa University in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia’s capital, discovered a new medicine that can treat a fungal disease that causes coffee plants to…

Cqi And Neumann Kaffee Gruppe Pilot Robusta Training In Uganda

CQI AND NEUMANN KAFFEE GRUPPE PILOT ROBUSTA TRAINING IN UGANDA

The Coffee Quality Institute (CQI) and Neumann Kaffee Gruppe (NKG), as one of the main training sponsors and partners, piloted a new Robusta training with a workshop on NKG’s Kaweri Coffee Plantation, Uganda. The learnings…

Ethiopia’S Coffee Export Laws Drive Local Sales Underground

ETHIOPIA’S COFFEE EXPORT LAWS DRIVE LOCAL SALES UNDERGROUND

Coffee is Ethiopia’s most important export, delivering hard currency the country needs for its reserves to purchase foreign goods.

According to the Observatory for Economic Complexity OEC, Ethiopia, coffee exports accounted for…

Norman Borlaug Institute Establishes Coffee Institute In Honduras

NORMAN BORLAUG INSTITUTE ESTABLISHES COFFEE INSTITUTE IN HONDURAS

The Norman Borlaug Institute is an institution named after possibly the most famous agronomist, who won the Nobel Peace prize after his research revolutionised food yields. He was credited with saving billions of lives from…

Fertiliser Cost Pushing Vietnamese Coffee Farmers To Other Crops

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.…

Another Frost Threatens Brazilian Harvest

ANOTHER FROST THREATENS BRAZILIAN HARVEST

Nature does not seem to want to give Brazil a break.  After a devastating black frost in July 2021, which contributed greatly to a rise in global coffee prices, another drop in temperatures forecast for…

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