Plateau State's untapped coffee market
Plateau's temperate and tropical weather condition makes it possible to produce all sorts of crops including exotic ones such as coffee. Coffee farmers in Plateau State believe the crop has huge potentials and when harnessed properly, could become an economic asset for the region. But this is hardly achievable because most of the farmers have to face several challenges including diseases, lack of off takers, insecurity or poor yields.
Guatemalan coffee producers dream of return to US amid price fall
Small Guatemalan coffee producers, who lived for years in the United States and were able to buy land in Guatemala to plant coffee upon their return, are thinking of trying to risk going back to the US illegally due to the fall of the international price of coffee.
Improving Rwanda’s coffee value chain
In Rwanda about 400,000 smallholder farmers produce coffee and depend on the crop's revenues for their livelihood. CNBC Africa's Fiona Muthoni traveled about 140 kilometres away from the capital city of Kigali on a quest to understand how the country’s coffee value chain can be improved.