Rwanda's Coffee Industry Battles With Low Farm Incomes
On average, the price of coffee at international market is between U.S.$2 and U.S.$5 depending on quality but farmers get only about a third of a dollar for a kilogramme of their coffee cherries, according to market estimates.
A coffee farmer in Rukara, Kayonza District (file photo).
New Times, 12 February 2019
From February 13-15,2019, Rwanda will host the African Fine Coffees Conference and Exhibition, an annual event hosted in rotation in Africa's coffee producing countries. Read more »
New Times, 11 February 2019
Last year, three Rwandan coffee brands started trading on the e commerce platform, Alibaba under the Electronic World Trade Platform. Read more »
Focac, 3 January 2019
The Chinese Ambassador in Rwanda, Henry Rao Hongwei, has assured Rwandan coffee and tea producers of ready market in the Asian nation. Read more »
New Times, 6 December 2018
When coffee farmers in Karongi District set out to form a cooperative and start a coffee washing station to help boost their income, the first challenge they met was raising… Read more »