Chede agric project coffee farm in Muambong

The “Chede Agric Project” may finally receive robust government support for regeneration and expansion in the context of current national efforts to boost coffee production nation wide. . . . → Read More: Chede Agric Project Coffee Farm in Muambong

Latest Cameroon government initiative to boost coffee production

Alarmed by plunging coffee production statistics in recent years, the Cameroon government has initiated yet another strategy designed to salvage the national coffee sector from complete meltdown. Entitled « Programme de Relance et de Développement des Filières Cacao et Café (PRDFCC) : 2015-2020, also known as Public Private Partnership Platform (Pppp) and adopted in September 2014, . . . → Read More: Latest Cameroon government initiative to boost coffee production

Cameroon coffee sector

As a gauge of its importance to the nation, the Cameroon coffee sector provides close to 4 million jobs across its domestic value chain. The vast majority of those jobs are in the rural heartland. That means coffee farming is an eminently rural development endeavour. Coffee growers also happen to fall within the poorest . . . → Read More: Cameroon coffee sector

New Technology and Processes Deliver Impressive Results for Chede 2012 Coffee Season

Plante de cafe mur

The 2012 Chede coffee campaign is moving into full gear as the Muambong Centre of the national pilot project on fully washed coffee begins to deliver impressive results in terms of the quality and quantity of cherry processed so far by the ecological pulping machine installed last year. At the current pace, the Muambong . . . → Read More: New Technology and Processes Deliver Impressive Results for Chede 2012 Coffee Season

Chede Coffee Washing Station Goes Operational

Chede ecological coffee pulper

Chede’s Robusta coffee washing station, financed by the World Bank and the European Union, became operational in January 2011. The photos below show the 2010 coffee crop ready for harvesting, our ecological coffee pulper, and coffee washing and drying facilities.

Chede ecological coffee pulper

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May 2011 Coffee Market Report

Chede coffee crop ready for harvesting

This recent coffee market report from Chede commercial partner Falcon Commodities describes the many complex factors currently affecting supply and demand across the global coffee market.

Download the “May 2011 Falcon Coffee Market Report” (PDF – 242Kb)

Chede coffee crop ready for harvesting

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Chede Selected for Cameroon Washed Coffee Pilot Project

Washed coffee

The Chede Cooperative Union is one of four farmer organizations in Cameroon selected by the Government to participate in a major national pilot project designed to boost the country’s dwindling coffee sector. Officially launched on 9 July 2010 by the Vice Prime Minister in charge of Agriculture and Rural Development (www.minader.cm), and the Minister . . . → Read More: Chede Selected for Cameroon Washed Coffee Pilot Project

Cameroon Government’s Pilot Programme for Cocoa, Coffee, and Cotton (2P3C)

The Pilot Programme for Cocoa, Coffee, and Cotton (2P3C) is one of several initiatives by the Cameroon Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MINADER) aimed at increasing the productivity and produce quality of the commodity sector of the country. In 2009 the Pilot Programme provided a grant of 23 Million FCFA to Chede Cooperative . . . → Read More: Cameroon Government’s Pilot Programme for Cocoa, Coffee, and Cotton (2P3C)

Chede showcases innovative food products

In the past several months Chede’s Food Technology Division has participated in a series of exhibitions in Cameroon at which the Cooperative’s finished food products have been on prominent display.

The largest of these exhibitions was JERSIC 2009 (Journées d’Excellence de la Recherche et de l’Innovation du Cameroun) organized by the Cameroon Ministry of . . . → Read More: Chede showcases innovative food products

CHEDE-MUAFCOOP prepares for bumper coffee crop

Chede Muambong Farmers Cooperative Society Ltd (CHEDE-MUAFCOOP) is actively preparing for the upcoming coffee campaign season which is likely to see a bumper crop.  About 500 tonnes of Robusta coffee will be available for direct export.