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New coffee pricing is huge motivation for us - farmers

Published on March 09, 2017

Coffee farmers have welcomed the new farm gate prices set by the government, saying they will boost farmers’ morale and attract more investors and farmers into the sector. Last week, the government, through the National Agricultural Export Board (NAEB), increased the coffee farm gate price to Rwf246, up from Rwf150.

Patrick Munyaneza, a coffee farmer in Rulindo District, said the new price will help improve production and attract more people into coffee growing.

“This will enhance the competitiveness of the sectors and help increase household income of farmers,” he added. Read more. Source | New Times