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Rwanda Coffee Industry Value Chain Analysis

Published on May 27, 2015

Rwanda_Coffee_Industry_Value_Chain_Analysis.JPGRwanda Coffee Industry Value Chain Analysis .Today, Rwandan coffee is increasingly recognized as a high-quality product, one for which importers such as Solberg and Hansen and in turn, consumers, are willing to pay a premium Although the Rwandan economy is diversifying, agriculture continues to be the primary source of livelihood for 90 percent of the population. The overwhelming majority of these are subsistence farmers. Just over 10 percent of these farmers planted coffee in 2008 and the crop remains a major source of export revenue, generating over 36% of total export revenue in 2009 with projections for this figure to be higher in 2010.