Category Archive: Coffee News

Uganda’s Declining Coffee Market and its Effect on National Poverty

Uganda used to be a world player in the coffee game — in fact, almost every home in Canada had Ugandan coffee with or without realizing it. Agriculture makes up approximately 42 per cent of Uganda’s GDP and 80 per cent of employment. With the majority of the population living in rural communities, farming is …

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Think beyond your coffee cup

Informed coffee lovers who are thinking beyond their cups about the lives of the people who farm and process the beans, will often insist on sustainable and fair trade coffee. This movement has helped to improve the livelihood of coffee farmers in developing countries. However, some populations are facing challenges due to coffee production and …

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