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THE PARTNERSHIP FOR GENDER EQUITY LAUNCHES ITS NEXT “WAY FORWARD” REPORT ON GENERATIONS IN THE COFFEE VALUE CHAIN

The Partnership for Gender Equity (PGE) launched its second research initiative focused on equity in the coffee value chain, this timewith looking at generational constraints that especially impact youth. Entitled, The Way Forward: Engaging the Next Coffee Generation, the objective of the research is to better understand generational dynamics and youth disengagement in coffee production […]

SUSTAINABILITY OF COFFEE: LOW COFFEE PRICES AND THE ROLE OF WOMEN – FOCUS OF DISCUSSIONS AND DECISIONS AT ICO COUNCIL

By the International Coffee Organisation London, 21 September 2018 – The 122nd Session of the International Coffee Council concluded its deliberations today after a week of intense discussions and knowledge-sharing events that culminated in a strong message for the global coffee industry and policy makers. The decision of the Council provides a strong mandate for […]

COFFEE AND WINE Two Worlds Compared

Author: Morten Scholer KEY SELLING POINTS • A comprehensive study comparing the two products and the two sectors • Morten was an advisor to the United Nations and has extensive experience working on coffee and wine projects • Contains numerous illustrations, maps, tables and case studies The first of its kind, Coffee and Wine is […]

ICO resolution on the low Coffee Prices – September 2018

By the International Coffee Organisation Considering: The situation of 25 million families spread over the producing countries; Current market price levels; the cost of coffee production in producing countries; the diversity of public policies adopted; the need to coordinate efforts to publicize the aspects of the coffee producing chain; The need that the ICO prioritize […]

TOPER SETS UP COFFEE ROASTING PLANT IN US PRISON

By the Toper Roaster Team Toper, among the world’s largest coffee processing machine producers, installed Coffee processing plant in California Mule Creek Prison, Sacramento, USA. Toper manager Ramazan Karakundakoğlu, who gives information on the subject, said, “We are a family company selling coffee processing facilities in 136 countries. We have international ETL and UL quality […]

GRAND PARADE COFFEE HOSTS AN OPEN-TABLE FORUM ON KENYA IN THE US

by Prof Joseph Kieyah and the Grand Paradé Team Grand Paradé, San Francisco based Kenyan specialty coffee importer, hosted a unique cupping with prominent Bay Area coffee professionals on September 10, 2018 in Berkeley, California. The event featured Professor Joseph Kieyah, president appointed Chairman of the Kenya Coffee Task Force, who led a conversation about the […]

The Rising Tide of the DR Congo “Grand Nord” Origin

    By Kambale Kisumba Kamungele Export Director Ets. TSONGO KASEREKA, Butembo, Nord-Kivu, DR Congo Just as certain activities are associated by the human mind with specific places, by the same token Coffee in RD Congo is associated with the eastern part of that country. In recent years, most international media coverage on Congo Coffee has been focused […]