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Hanns R. Neumann Stiftung: new project for coffee farmers in Uganda

Good agricultural practices, higher yields, better incomes for coffee-producing smallholder farmers - with these goals Han...

Senegal-based software company Manobi joins World Cocoa Foundation

The World Cocoa Foundation (WCF) is pleased to welcome Dakar, Senegal-based software company Manobi as our newest member. ...

Honduran Dairy Farmers, Lacthosa and the Government sign agreement

TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras – For Lacthosa it is very important to participate in the purchase of more economic milk options in ...

SCA members rally to support disaster relief in Mexico and Puerto Rico

MILAN - Following the natural disasters that have hit Puerto Rico and Mexico, the Specialty Coffee Association, or SCA has...

SCA calls on support for coffee communities affected by natural disasters

Following news that both Puerto Rico and certain states in Mexico have been devastated by natural disasters, the Specialty...

EU’s IACT project supports the coffee value chain in the Fiji Islands

The European Union, through its increasing agricultural commodities trade (IACT) project, has assisted Bula Coffee in the ...

Philippines, Department of Trade presents roadmaps to stakeholders

CITY OF TABUK, Kalinga, The Philippines – The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) recently presented to stakeholders in the province the 6-year Philippine Coffee Roadmap and the Cordillera coffee industry development plan which aim to increase income for all coffee industry players from production to processing.

World Coffee Producers Forum plots roadmap to face common challenges

MEDELLIN, Colombia – The first World Coffee Producers Forum, which brought together representatives of the whole coffee value chain, concluded this Wednesday with a Final Declaration that includes an Action Plan to face common challenges, among other specific measures.

CCAFS projects contribute to Uganda’s ambitious 2025 coffee targets

SIRONKO, Eastern Uganda – The Government of Uganda has prioritized increasing productivity of coffee from the current four million (60-kilogram) bags per year to 20 million bags by 2025. The coffee subsector, regulated by the Uganda Coffee Development Authority (UCDA), is expected to plant 300 million coffee seedlings per year ...

Swiss government assists Ghana to increase cocoa production, add value

ACCRA, Ghana – Ghana and Switzerland have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) aimed at increasing cocoa production and adding value to raw cocoa beans. The two countries have also agreed to increase their volume of trade in the areas of gold and cocoa from Ghana and chemicals, pharmaceuticals and other products from Switzerland.