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DP Gachagua: State plans to wave coffee farmers’ debts

Plans are now in top gear by the government to wave all the debts that have accrued over the years by coffee farmers in Kenya,…

Over 75,000 farmers to benefit from $60m coffee deal between IFC, Absa and Volcafe

Thousands of coffee farmers in East Africa are set to benefit from a US$60 million commodity trade finance facility from the International Finance Corporation (IFC)…

Visit to New KPCU Dandora Plant, the melting pot of quality coffee

The New KPCU Dandora coffee milling plant is not your usual image of a national icon. It surpasses it, by far. Headed by plant manager…

‘Internet of Things’ may help Tanzanian farmers boost coffee production

The ‘Internet of Things’ has many uses, but who would have thought coffee production was one of them? A unique coalition of Tanzanian espresso farmers…

Race against time: Farmers, operators in tight deadline to comply with EU deforestation regulations

Affected commodities will not be allowed into the EU if land used for production was deforested after 2020. Proof must be given by deadline As…

Feeding your coffee tree to give you optimal quality, quantity and size of cherries

By Smart Farmer team Adequate nutrition for your plant is not an issue in question. Without it you cannot expect much from the tree. The…

Kenya and Colombia forge partnership to boost coffee production and trade

By Zablon Oyugi Kenya has announced that it will work with Colombia to borrow coffee production and value addition lessons from the South America nation….

Coffee sector in Kirinyaga puts hopes in new government

Coffee farmers in Kirinyaga are hopeful that the new government will help save their sector. Farmers from the area believe that coffee farming is highly…

Testimony: Growing coffee still profitable

Youthful Nyawira Njiraini, keenly inspects the coffee cherries on her quarter-acre plot in Kiratina Village, Kirinyaga County, and breaks into a smile. The information and…