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NON-PROFITS PARTNER TO PRESERVE ETHIOPIA’S FOREST COFFEE

NON-PROFITS PARTNER TO PRESERVE ETHIOPIA’S FOREST COFFEE

The coffee forest in Ethiopia protects biodiversity and is a significant element of the natural genetic bank for Arabica varietals from the country. These forests are under threat and must be protected. One obvious way…

AUSTRALIA PARTNERS TO PROMOTE TIMOR-LESTE COFFEE FARMERS

AUSTRALIA PARTNERS TO PROMOTE TIMOR-LESTE COFFEE FARMERS

Under the support of the Australian Government’s Business Partnerships Platform (BPP), a new initiative aims to support Timor-Leste’s community of coffee farmers and push for economic growth by partnering local farmers with bigger market opportunities.…

RISING FERTILISER COSTS MAY IMPACT FARMER PROFIT

RISING FERTILISER COSTS MAY IMPACT FARMER PROFIT

Prices for key components of fertilisers are rising and likely to stay high for the foreseeable future reports Bloomberg. Phosphate and Potash have both been in high demand since late last year, and with limited…

STUDY LINKS COVID WITH DANGER OF RESURGENCE IN COFFEE DISEASE

STUDY LINKS COVID WITH DANGER OF RESURGENCE IN COFFEE DISEASE

According to a study led by Rutgers University, the socio-economic effects of COVID-19 might pose a risk to the coffee industry and lead to another production crisis. Coffee is one of the most widely traded…

NEW STUDY SHOWS IMPORTANCE OF INSECTS IN COLOMBIAN COFFEE

NEW STUDY SHOWS IMPORTANCE OF INSECTS IN COLOMBIAN COFFEE

The importance of the insect population in Colombian coffee production has been underestimated according to a new study. A joint research study by Cenicafé and Bayer, a German pharmaceutical and life science company, discovered that…

EMPOWERING ETHIOPIAN WOMEN IN COFFEE

EMPOWERING ETHIOPIAN WOMEN IN COFFEE

Women make up 75% of the production labour in the Ethiopian coffee sector, the biggest African coffee exporter and fifth in the world. Yet, only 34% of the overall income is given to these women. …

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