Java Jog 2014: Where Did the Money Go?

Java Jog 2014: Where Did the Money Go?

March 27, 2015 11:45 am

Change can be difficult to perceive from 8,300 miles away, but the $35,000 raised at last year’s Java Jog for a Cause — held in conjunction […]

Chinese Leaders Plan to Create One of World’s Largest Coffee Exchange Centers

Chinese Leaders Plan to Create One of World’s Largest Coffee Exchange Centers

March 26, 2015 12:28 pm

Coffee leaders in China’s primary growing region, Yunnan Province, have plans to invest some $120 million USD, with the hope of establishing one of the […]

Meet the 23-Year-Old Behind the Farmer-Concerned Snack Brand Cherry Hero

Meet the 23-Year-Old Behind the Farmer-Concerned Snack Brand Cherry Hero

March 25, 2015 11:48 am

  In 2012, David Boyle met a group of Ethiopian coffee farmers  while visiting Durban, South Africa. The farmers had relocated because they had been unable to […]

New ICO Study Takes Long View of Continent-Wide Sustainability Issues in Africa

New ICO Study Takes Long View of Continent-Wide Sustainability Issues in Africa

March 19, 2015 1:28 pm

Outside of some notable production gains this past crop year in Ethiopia and Uganda, many African countries remain in a downward production slide. The causes […]

Cyclone Pam’s Horrible Destruction of Lives and Coffee On Tanna Island, Vanuatu

Cyclone Pam’s Horrible Destruction of Lives and Coffee On Tanna Island, Vanuatu

March 17, 2015 2:42 pm

The full extent of the damage to the coffee industry in Vanuatu may not be known for months, even years, but aid is unquestionably needed […]

From Problem to Opportunity in Coffee-Reliant Burundi (Video)

From Problem to Opportunity in Coffee-Reliant Burundi (Video)

March 6, 2015 10:32 am

Burundi is one of the poorest coffee-producing countries in the world, and this is by no means coincidental to a lack of development in the coffee […]

Coffee Prices Continue Decline Despite Production Deficit Predictions, ICO Says

Coffee Prices Continue Decline Despite Production Deficit Predictions, ICO Says

March 4, 2015 4:23 pm

Green coffee prices continued in a downward slide through February, despite recent estimates that global production will result in a deficit this year, according to […]

Women-Focused Ugandan Cooperative Earns 2015 SCAA Sustainability Award

Women-Focused Ugandan Cooperative Earns 2015 SCAA Sustainability Award

March 2, 2015 3:00 pm

The Bukonzo Joint Cooperative Union, whose women-centered value chain development framework has proven successful in Western Uganda and beyond for more than a decade, is […]

From Theory to Policy: The Next Step in Coffee Supply Sustainability

From Theory to Policy: The Next Step in Coffee Supply Sustainability

February 26, 2015 10:18 am

By Michael Sheridan of CRS Coffeelands Blog The sustainability conversation in specialty coffee has evolved in important ways since I first tuned in more than 10 […]

NGOs Promote Trade, Gender Equality as New Coffees Emerge from DRC

NGOs Promote Trade, Gender Equality as New Coffees Emerge from DRC

February 25, 2015 12:06 pm

A group of NGOs with ties to the Democratic Republic of Congo coffee industry is planning a series events in the Kivu region this May to […]