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Coffee transportation in East Africa, long a barrier to efficient supply, could greatly improve as governments in the region and the private sector roll out initiatives to address bottlenecks that delay cargo movement and increase the cost. more

Features

At the end of 2017, Rwanda reported that for the first time for which figures are available, domestic consumption amounted to half of total production. more

Tea Report

Rwanda appears on track achieving its 2018 coffee production and earnings targets after the government reported progress on the crop’s performance for the first nine months of 2017. more

Coffee Report

Rwanda’s coffee export revenues fell lower than expectations during the past fiscal year, according to the National Agricultural Export Board’s annual report. more

Coffee Report

Rwanda’s coffee industry is teaming with a Japanese agency on a three-year project designed to enhance Rwanda’s coffee value chain. more

Coffee Report

When Sangwani Hara, chairman of the Malawi Tea Association took a delegation of five colleagues on a visit to Rwanda, he was full of praise for the way Rwanda runs its tea industry. more

Tea Report

Kitabe tea factory safe water source

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Kitabe tea factory, located in Kintobo village, Nyamagabe District of Rwanda, has received praise from the management of the district for its work in enhancing the life of residents. more

Tea Report

Bloomberg Philanthropies increases commitment in Rwanda, Congo

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Bloomberg Philanthropies recently announced it will invest an additional $10 million to expand the organization’s women’s economic development program in Rwanda and the Democratic Republic of Congo. more

Coffee Report

Internet provider Tigo Rwanda has partnered with credit cooperatives, Access to Finance Rwanda, the Wood Foundation, and the TradeMark East Africa Challenge Fund to offer a digital payment program to pay tea farmers. more

Tea Report

The National Agricultural Export Development Board of Rwanda encourages greater domestic consumption by 2017. more

Coffee Report

The National Agricultural Export Development Board of Rwanda encourages greater domestic consumption by 2017. more

Coffee Report

During the first three months of 2016, Rwanda has more than doubled its tea export receipts from $7.1 million in the first three months of 2015 to $18.8 million. more

Tea Report

Volumes of tea exported from Rwanda in the first 11 months of 2015 increased to 22.7 million kilos, up from 20.7 million kilos during the same period of 2014. more

Tea Report

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Philippe Nyirimihigo

Sustainable Harvest returned to Rwanda in November to host Let’s Talk Coffee Best of Rwanda. International coffee industry members visited the Twongere Umusaruro cooperative of women farmers in Rwanda’s Kayonza district. more

Coffee Report

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OLIVIER WEIDEMANN

Tea Report

George William Kayonga, c.e.o. of the National Agriculture Export Board (NAEB) told tea farmers during a recent national forum that the industry needs to boost quality along the tea value chain of supply in 2015. more

Tea Report

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