The world is realizing African coffee has its perks. Countries including Ethiopia, Uganda, the Ivory Coast (Côte d’Ivoire) and Kenya are seeking to boost production during the next five years. Read more


Malawi is one of the three largest producers of tea in Africa and grows 10% of its total. Read more

Tea Report

Java House, east Africa’s largest coffee shop chain, was acquired by Abraaj Group, an investment fund. Read more

Coffee Report

The 3rd African Tea Convention highlighted the importance of East African teas in the global tea market. Read more

Tea Report

Senior Economist Jean Luc Mastaki Namegabe was recently named team leader for raw materials, horticulture, and tropical products at the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization. Read more

Tea Report

The story of a war-torn region redeemed by the bean Read more


The Ethical Tea Partnership has been campaigning for gender equality and the empowerment of women in countries like Malawi where women account for 75% of the 15,000 smallholder tea farmers. Read more

Tea Report

Opportunities for smallholders growing tea are changing for the better in Africa and around the world. Read more

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The Noar Foundation for Global Community Development has been growing tea in Northern Togo since 2010 to create work for local smallholder farmers and help improve standards of living. Read more

Tea Report

As part of its drive and on-going investment in Africa, and continued commitment to support the needs of both small and large coffee processors throughout the continent Bühler Group hosted the SORTEX Coffee Forum. Read more


Coffee Report June 2015

Photo Courtesy of Government ZA. Siyasanga Mbambani, Photographer

Violence, arrests, and censorship return to Burundi as President Pierre Nkurunziza pursues a third term in the presidential office. Read more

Coffee Report

The African Development Bank, through its Technical Review Committee of the Africa Trade Fund (AfTra) approved over $1 million to fund four projects. Two of these projects will benefit coffee farmers and others involved in commercial agriculture. Read more

Coffee Report

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