Coffee plays a crucial role in the livelihoods of millions of rural households in many developing countries. However, the coffee market continues to be a showcase of the need to address the commodity crisis on both a global and local scale. In Kenya, its production continues to decline despite Government efforts to revive what was … The elephant in the room; Kenya’s coffee crisis Read More » The post The elephant in the room; Kenya’s coffee crisis appeared first on IBURU.
The origin of coffee is relatively close to Kenya. However, getting it there was a difficult task and full of bloodshed. The coffee was controlled by Arabs who came into the country through coastal trade connections from as early as the 9th century. They enslaved thousands of Kenyans to work on the coffee plantations in … A brief history of the Kenyan coffee Read More » The post A brief history of the Kenyan coffee appeared first on IBURU.