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NEWS AND UPDATES | January 7, 2020 
FARMER CONNECT USES IBM BLOCKCHAIN TO BRIDGE THE GAP BETWEEN CONSUMERS AND SMALLHOLDER COFFEE FARMERS

In its continuous effort to improve traceability in the global coffee supply chain, Sucafina announced in September 2019 a collaboration with Farmer Connect SA – a tech startup building farm-to-consumer... 



SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT | December 11, 2019 
SUCAFINA NORTH AMERICA LAUNCHES FARMGATE INITIATIVE

The low market means big risk to the coffee industry. Low prices threaten farmers, especially smallholders. In response, Sucafina North America has created the Farmgate Initiative, allowing roasters...




NEWS AND UPDATES | November 28, 2019 
SUCAFINA '19 PRIZE OF EXCELLENCE FOR THE MASTER'S THESIS IN COMMODITY TRADING

Mr. Nicolas A. Tamari – the CEO of Sucafina SA, awarded the Sucafina prize of Excellence to Mr. Aurélien Epiney, a student at the Geneva School of Economics and Management (GSEM) for his Master Thesis in Commodity Trading – topic: Hydroelectric power... 




NEWS AND UPDATES | November 21, 2019 
DISCOVER THE ORIGIN OF BURUNDIAN COFFEE

Set in the tropical highlands of the African Great Lakes region, Burundi has an exceptionally suited climate and geographical location for the growing of coffee. Coffee remains the country’s most valuable export and, despite facing many challenges, global interest in Burundi-grown coffee continues to grow.... 




SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT | October 3, 2019 
A SUCCESSFUL FUNDRAISER FOR THE BENEFIT OF THE KAHAWATU FOUNDATION TO IMPROVE RURAL INCOMES AND LIVELIHOODS

During September 2019, the Macquarie Foundation generously hosted an online matching fund drive for the Kahawatu Foundation, culminating in a cocktail reception at the Macquarie Group NYC offices on September 26...



NEWS AND UPDATES | October 1, 2019 
AN ANTHEM FOR INTERNATIONAL COFFEE DAY 2019

Every year on October 1st, the world comes together in a global celebration to share their passion for coffee. This International Coffee Day we are shining a spotlight on the hard work of the millions of smallholder coffee farmers around the world – who depend on coffee as their main source of income...


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