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The African Fine Coffee Association (AFCA) in collaboration with the 4C Association and the Sustainable Coffee Program powered by IDH is organizing the 4th African Coffee Sustainability Forum: “Sustainable Coffee Farming as a Business for African Coffee Farmers: Learnings, challenges & joint efforts for solutions” on 12th February in Bujumbura, Burundi. 
The Forum will take place one day prior to the start of the 11th Africa Fine Coffee Conference and Exhibition.

This year’s program addresses the key business factors influencing the adoption of sustainability practices by African coffee farmers:
  • A Business Case for Sustainable Coffee Production: insights and key learnings from studies  on Ethiopia and Uganda
  • Coffee and Climate change
  • Benefiting coffee farming families - gender and youth in sustainable coffee value chains: results and next steps of program implementation from gender and youth
Please view the program here.

REGISTRATION CLOSED! ONLY LIMITED SEATS WERE AVAILABLE! We will make available all results in this blog so if you missed a seat then we will provide you a virtual one!

The delegates of the 11th AFCA Conference, can directly register for the Sustainability Forum via the AFCA website.

Due to space limitations, total Forum registration is limited to the first 150 participants.

NB: Please note that ONLY THIS FORUM HAS SPONSORED FREE PARTICIPATION. In order to take part in other activities on the same venue like the,  African Coffee Connection Reception at 18.30 and the full conference kit, one will need to register for the 10th African Fine Coffee Conference & Exhibition:


If you have queries regarding the event, please get in touch with John Abaho, 4C Project Manager Africa, at or Tel: +256 414 269140/1/7


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