Wake Up, Smell That Tanzanian Coffee!
With Tanzania being Africa's fourth-largest coffee producer, agricultural marketing cooperative societies are planning to open three coffee processing factories in Shinyanga, Simiyu and Geita regions in support of President John Magufuli's ambitious industrialisation plan for the country.
Low producer prices could be the reason that some coffee farmers are smuggling the crop to markets in neighbouring countries, says a lobby group. Stakeholders in the industry say ... Read more »
Poor agricultural practises among many smallholder farmers are causing the decline of coffee species like Arabica and Robusta, a study has revealed. Drought and lower crop cycles ... Read more »
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