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Does Ghana Cocoa Board Think Nigeria Is In For Cooperation Or Competition With Their Cocoa Sector Renaissance?

DOES GHANA COCOA BOARD THINK NIGERIA IS IN FOR COOPERATION OR COMPETITION WITH THEIR COCOA SECTOR RENAISSANCE?

Further in the conversation, I asked about their overarching goals with this revival. I wanted to understand where their focus was. Whether they were going to repeat Ghana’s mistakes of prioritising the political benefits and…

Black Soldier Flies Help Curb Uganda Fertiliser Crisis

BLACK SOLDIER FLIES HELP CURB UGANDA FERTILISER CRISIS

In the midst of Ugandan farmers’ struggle with the soaring prices of fertiliser as a result of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, help comes unexpectedly in the form of a black soldier fly (BSF), an insect…

Brazil Continues To Suffer From Reduced Coffee Crop

BRAZIL CONTINUES TO SUFFER FROM REDUCED COFFEE CROP

Bloomberg reported Wednesday that Brazil, the world’s top Arabica exporter, is accumulating huge losses due to the consistently unusual weather, resulting in lower yields that threaten to prolong a global supply crunch. Drought and cold…

Confusion As Kenya Coffee Fails Import Tests In Japan, But Passes In Germany

CONFUSION AS KENYA COFFEE FAILS IMPORT TESTS IN JAPAN, BUT PASSES IN GERMANY

A question over whether Kenyan coffee has excessive amounts of pesticide residue has once again surfaced following a report by Japanese authorities. The authorities said that samples taken from a shipment of Kenyan coffee contained…

Neumann Kaffee Gruppe Expands On Verified Sustainable Coffees

NEUMANN KAFFEE GRUPPE EXPANDS ON VERIFIED SUSTAINABLE COFFEES

Neumann Kaffee Gruppe (NKG) expands its range of traceable coffees that meet key sustainability criteria. The number of companies implementing the group’s supply chain program NKG Verified continues to grow. NKG Verified offers customers traceable…

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…

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