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[ 24 May 2013 | No Comment ]
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ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, May 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ – The Addis Ababa based METAD/Kabu Coffee Quality Control Laboratory has become the first privately owned African laboratory certified by the Specialty Coffee Association of America (SCAA), the world’s largest coffee trade association.
(Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130523/AQ19704)
Equipped with state-of-the-art coffee tasting technology, the METAD/Kabu Coffee Quality Control Laboratory was certified on Friday, May 17 by SCAA experts Skip Finley , Director, SCAA Board, and Marty Curtis , Coffee Quality Institute Instructor. The laboratory was established in the Gerji area of Addis Ababa with the mission to help drive global credibility for Ethiopia’s historic coffee market.
METAD AGRICULTURAL DEVELOPMENT, PLC …

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[ 17 May 2013 | No Comment ]
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The African Fine Coffees Association has launched an AFCA Women in Coffee Initiative Facebook page.
The Page will allow viewers to review the latest coffee developments in the Africa, share ideas and opportunities   thus furthering efforts by AFCA to better livelihoods of African Women involved in the Coffee Value Chain.
 
Join the conversation now by liking us and sharing any information at http://www.facebook.com/AfcaWomenInCoffeeIntiative
or
write to us for more information at;
Sarah Schach
W M Cahn  (Pty) Ltd
sarah@wmcahn.co.za
or
AFCA Secretariat at;
secretariat@africanfinecoffees.org

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[ 8 May 2013 | No Comment ]
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In order to continue delivery of services for members in the region, the 4C association is currently looking for a Manager East Africa to act as 4C focal point for membership services, cooperation and representation.
The Manager East Africa Cooperates with the 4C Secretariat in Bonn and other 4C Regional Offices and reports to the Director Sustainability Innovations.
Application Deadline: Open until filled.
Click below to download the application form.
http://www.4c-coffeeassociation.org/fileadmin/4C_Files/Images/vacancies/JobOffer_Manager_East_Africa_May2013.pdf
For more information please contact;
George Watene
Regional Manager Eastern Africa

 
phone: +254728606959
e-mail:  george.watene@4c-coffeeassociation.org
4C Regional Office Eastern Africa | c/o AFCA
Plot 4, Bazarabusa Drive, Off Luthuli Avenue, Bugolobi | …

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[ 7 May 2013 | No Comment ]
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The Uganda Coffee Federation has announced the date and venue the 2013 Uganda Coffee Day as 3rd of October 2013 at the Mukono Zonal Agricultural Research and Developmental Institute (MUZARDI).
The 4th Edition of this highly popular exhibition and symposium will be themed Black Coffee Twig Borer: Surely Not Again: Production Recovery in the Balance, we must open the Battle Front”
For more information please contact UCF at Coffee House Plot 35 Jinja Road.
P.O.Box 21679, Kampala, Tel: 256-414 343692/667
Email:
Betty Namwagala: betty.namwagala@ugandacoffeetrade.com
Office: ucf@ugandacoffeetrade.com
Website: www.ugandacoffeetrade.com
Transport will be available from Coffee House to the Venue

AFCA News, Featured »

[ 29 Apr 2013 | No Comment ]
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The African Fine Coffees Association (AFCA) is a regional non-profit, non-political professional regional coffee association representing coffee sectors in eleven members countries, namely: Burundi, D R Congo, Ethiopia, Kenya, Malawi, Rwanda, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe. The Association has its headquarters in Uganda, where the secretariat is hosted.
AFCA seeks to Employ a Coffee Quality Officer
Based in Kampala, key Duties and Responsibilities of the officer will be;

General administration of the AFCA coffee quality program
Plan and execute AFCA quality and cupping competitions
Plan and execute cupper and other relevant trainings
Stakeholder relations,
Advise …

Featured, Member News »

[ 29 Apr 2013 | No Comment ]
AFCA ( eafca) logo 2012

The African Fine Coffees Association (AFCA) is a regional non-profit, non-political professional regional coffee association representing coffee sectors in eleven members countries, namely: Burundi, D R Congo, Ethiopia, Kenya, Malawi, Rwanda, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe. The Association has its headquarters in Uganda, where the secretariat is hosted.
A)   AFCA seeks to employ a Country Coordinator for Kenya
Duties and Responsibilities;

General administration of the AFCA country office and country work plans
Plan and execute AFCA Conferences and workshops
Stakeholder relations, member recruitment and customer relations
Coordination of AFCA and partner in-country projects
Analysis and …

Coffee Conference, Featured »

[ 11 Apr 2013 | No Comment ]
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Looking for information on the upcoming 11th African Fine Coffee Conference and Exhibition to be held in Bujumbura, Burundi?
Visit www.africanfinestcoffee.com for all  latest information on;

The Venue
Burundi Coffee Industry Information
Interesting Facts about Burundi
View the Conference Highlights
Pictorials and Presentations from our 11th AFCC & E.
And so much more.

Watch your inbox, visit our blog and check the 11th AFCC & E website for upcoming news about the coffee conference.
For more information on how you can register for the conference please contact us at secretariat@africanfinecoffees.org
 
 

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[ 3 Apr 2013 | No Comment ]
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About Jungle Estate
Set high in the Mt. Kenya highlands, Jungle Estate is a medium scale coffee farm producing single estate, top quality coffee. It sits between two permanent rivers at 5,800 feet above sea level on deep volcanic soils full of nutrients. Jungle Estate is home to top quality coffee due to its intrinsic climatic, geographical and soil features coupled with careful cultivation, nurturing and harvesting of the coffee beans.
The Beautiful High Place
Jungle estate was originally established by the European settlers in Kenya in the late 1920′s and named “Jungle …

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[ 30 Mar 2013 | No Comment ]
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Since it was founded in 2003, Good African Coffee has helped thousands of farmers earn a decent living, send their children to school and escape a spiral of debt and dependence. Africa has received over $1 trillion in aid over the last fifty years and yet despite these huge inflows, the continent remains mired in poverty, disease and systemic corruption. In A Good African Story, Andrew Rugasira argues that trade has achieved what years of aid failed to deliver, and has provided a tantalising glimpse of what Africa could be. …

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[ 25 Mar 2013 | No Comment ]
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Did you miss the 10th AFCC & E? If so please visit the link below to see some of the key memorable  moments from the event.
http://www.eafca.org/wwc/resources/photogallery.htm
For further inquiries please contact martin.maraka@africanfinecoffees.org
We hope to see you in Bujumbura, Burundi for the 11th AFCC & E from the 13th – 15th February 2014.