September 21, 2021

A guide to coffee production in Madagascar

Madagascar is the fourth-largest island on Earth, located just off the southeastern coast of Africa. Some time in the mid-late 19th century, coffee was introduced...

September 8, 2021

Coffee production in Cameroon

Just a few decades ago, Cameroon was one of the biggest coffee producers in the world. However, in recent years, government policy has caused production...

July 15, 2021

Exploring the Nigerian coffee sector

Coffee was first introduced to Nigeria in the late 19th century, with the first recorded exports taking place in 1896. It was a major cash...

May 5, 2021

Exploring Malawi as a coffee origin

Malawi is a landlocked country in southeast Africa with a population of more 19 million people. Its economy is largely driven by agriculture, which supports...

April 14, 2021

“Remodelling to make a real difference”: Coffee production in Zimbabwe

In the early 1990s, Zimbabwe was a recognised coffee producer. The country’s sector supported more than 20,000 farmers, who produced more than 15,000 tonnes of...

February 23, 2021

“Nyumba Kumi Kahawa”: The initiative rejuvenating coffee production in Kenya

Kenya has been a major global coffee producer for more than 100 years. Although the crop was only introduced to the country in the late...

February 16, 2021

Exploring popular Kenyan coffee varieties: SL-28 & SL-34

Kenya is the 16th largest coffee producer in the world by volume, and is recognised today as a prominent specialty coffee origin. Growing regions in...

February 4, 2021

What is the Nairobi Coffee Exchange?

The Nairobi Coffee Exchange (NCE) manages the auction of all coffee produced in Kenya. It’s managed by the country’s Exchange Management Committee, and regulated by...

January 19, 2021

Exploring Kenyan Coffee: What Is A “Coffee Marketing Agent”?

Mention the words “marketing agent” to a coffee producer in Kenya, and the reaction you get will vary massively. To some, marketing agents are responsible...

December 15, 2020

A Guide To Top-Working And How It Can Help Coffee Producers

Just like any other plant, coffee trees are affected by time. After a certain period, they will reach a stage where their output and productivity...

January 8, 2020

Renewing Generational Interest in Kenyan Coffee Production

Coffee production faces challenges all over the world. In Kenya, things are no different. However here, the age of producers could compromise the future of...