The standoff between a team implementing reforms proposed to streamline the coffee sub-sector and some major stakeholders now threatens to shatter the hopes of thousands of farmers, as coffee growers' co-operative societies reject the proposed rules for the second time, writes Muchemi Wachira for Daily Nation.
Stand-Off Over Proposed Rules Risks Derailing Coffee Reforms
Nation, 25 March 2019
A stand-off between a team implementing reforms proposed to streamline the coffee sub-sector and some major stakeholders now threatens to shatter the hopes of thousands of farmers. Read more »
Kenya coffee on display.
The Year Began On a Promising Note but Was Disappointing
Nation, 30 December 2018
The year was a big disappointment to most coffee farmers across the country. But at the beginning of the year, there were signs of a good harvest when the long rains came early in… Read more »
Data from the ministry of agriculture shows that Kenya's coffee best peak was at 129,000 tonnes in 1988-89, which has since dropped to 40,700 tonnes in the 2016-17 year. Kiambu ... Read more »
The National Export Development and Promotion Strategy's aim, is to grow exports by 20% per year by 2022, focusing on six areas that will include tea, coffee, horticulture, ... Read more »
Ethiopia has been ranked first and Kenya second among top 10 coffee growing countries by a group of 11 roasters and writers of a U.S. lifestyle website. Read more »
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