Connecting farmers, buyers and consumers

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Connecting farmers, buyers and consumers

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Connecting farmers, buyers and consumers

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Connecting farmers, buyers and consumers

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Connecting farmers, buyers and consumers

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About JMI

The JMI is an innovative coffee marketing platform run by smallholder coffee co-operatives in Africa and Fair Trade pioneer Twin.

The JMI venture brings together farmers from across the highlands and lakes of central, eastern and southern Africa – from Mount Elgon to Mount Kilimanjaro; from the Rwenzori Mountains to the highlands of eastern Congo and northern Malawi; and from Lake Kivu to Lake Victoria.

 

Market Reports

Market Report 25th March 2015

New York prices break down again Le marché de New York  retombe   Source: Coffee Network/Ellis Source: INTL FCStone/Coffee Network  English After briefly rising into the upper 140s, New York prices broke down again later in the day yesterday. Having failed to reach... read more

Our growers

Ankole Coffee Producer's Co-operative UnionBukonzo Organic Farmers Co-operative UnionBukonzo Joint Co-operativeFuraha Coffee Co-operative
Gumutindo Coffee Co-operative enterpriseKOPAKAMAMuungano Co-operativeMzuzu Coffee Planters Co-operative Union

News from the Joint Marketing Initiative

Market Report 25th March 2015

New York prices break down again Le marché de New York  retombe   Source: Coffee Network/Ellis Source: INTL FCStone/Coffee Network  English After briefly rising into the upper 140s, New York prices broke down again later in the day yesterday. Having failed to reach... read more

Ejo Heza ~ Beautiful Tomorrow

KOPAKAMA Women’s Coffee The 1994 Rwandan genocide left thousands of widows and orphans to provide for their families. In 2008 a group of 180 women from KOPAKAMA Cooperative came together to form a Women’s Group. The focal point of the group was to share in the... read more

A Serious Coffee Farmer

By Derlin C. S. Nyirenda, CDM Phoka Coffee Growers Cooperative Society Shubert Mzumara, a Phoka coffee cooperative farmer from junju zone, is one of serious farmers of the Cooperative. He started coffee growing in 1987. He has been loyal to Cooperative since its birth... read more

Farmers, Taste Your Coffee!

It started in February 2013 at the AFCA Conference in Kampala, Uganda and it isn’t over yet. Planning: Five JMI Member Cooperatives met with Atlas Coffee Importers and Twin staff to discuss the benefits of learning how to cup the coffee they produce. “I know coffee... read more

Coffee just tastes like Coffee

In Western Uganda a fired-up farmer raised his hand and asked, “Why is it that when I drink coffee, it just tastes like coffee, but when you [buyers] drink coffee you think some of it tastes different?” It reminded me of trying to buy cloth in Burkina Faso. The women... read more