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GCP supports Alliance for Sustainable Coffee partnership launch in Perú

LIMA, Perú – On Tuesday 16 May, the Global Coffee Platform, the Cámara Peruana del Café y Cacao and the Junta Nacional del Café announced their agreement to launch a national collaboration called the Alianza para el Café Sostenible to spark further action and alignment in the sector.

European Union to help Fiji’s coffee industry after Winston Cyclone

NADROGA PROVINCE, Fiji – Yesterday, Bula Coffee co-founder, Luke Fryett, displayed the newly acquired mobile coffee processor in Nadroumai Village (Nadroga Province), which will allow Bula Coffee to expand its coffee supply base to isolated locations in Vanua Levu, thus increasing the company’s coffee supply and offering farmers new income.

Vietnam joins tea, coffee festival at UN headquarters in New York

HANOI, Vietnam – Vietnam and 14 other world leading tea and coffee exporters, including China, the Philippines and India took part in a tea and coffee festival at the United Nations headquarters in New York on May 18. The event was organised by the UN Correspondents Association (UNCA) and the association of wives of Arab diplomats in the UN.

ICO’s new Executive Director José Sette meets high-level representatives

LONDON, UK – Mr José Sette, Executive Director of the International Coffee Organization, took office on 1 May 2017. He paid courtesy visits to the following Ambassadors to discuss the challenges facing the coffee sector globally and specifically with reference to their countries.

FNC executives meet Brazilian officials and coffee leaders in Sao Paulo

BOGOTA, Colombia – Seeking to strengthen ties with the world's leading coffee producer and exporter, executives of the Colombian Coffee Growers Federation (FNC) visited Brazil recently. Roberto Vélez, CEO of the FNC; Hernando Duque, the FNC Chief Technical Officer; Álvaro Gaitán, director of Cenicafé, and Juan Esteban Orduz ...

IICA promotes new approach to tackling coffee leaf rust in Jamaica

KINGSTON, Jamaica – Coffee farmers from nine communities in the Blue Mountain will today begin a two-day workshop where they will receive training in how to use a climate forecasting system developed by local and overseas scientists, to better prepare for coffee leaf rust infestation.

Ethiopia: Italy, Unido sign agreement for coffee value chain partnership

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia – Italy and the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) signed a financing agreement for a project entitled: 'Improving the Sustainability and Inclusiveness of the Ethiopian Coffee Value Chain through Private and Public Partnership.'

Starbucks and USAID empower thousands of Colombian coffee farmer

SEATTLE, U.S. – Coffee farmers in Colombia faced challenges maintaining their crops during the country’s 50-year civil war. An alliance between Starbucks and the U.S. Embassy, through its Agency for International Development (USAID) is now helping farmers refocus on their crops with an emphasis on coffee quality.

German Minister launches initiatives for cocoa and coffee with Côte d’Ivoire

BERLIN, Germany – Côte d’Ivoire is the world's largest cocoa producer. In addition, the government is investing massively ...

NCBA CLUSA to host Latin American coffee producers in Washington D.C.

WASHINGTON, D.C., U.S. – On Thursday, March 2, NCBA CLUSA will host over 50 coffee roasters and buyers to connect with coffee cooperatives and producer organizations from five Latin American countries.