Afbeeldingsresultaat voor organic vision 2030   Organic Vision 2030     

AFCA Conference and Exhibition –  February 2019, Kigali, Rwanda

AFCA Training IMG_2010 Training and fair participation of five coffee cooperatives from DR Congo.             Coffee Barommeter 2018         Coffee Barometer 2018   (S.Panhuysen, J.Pierrot, June 2018) The report says that without significant efforts to adapt production to climate change, increase transparency in the value chain and improve social conditions on farms, global production will not be able to keep pace with rising demand. According to the Barometer, investors are spending billions in coffee company acquisitions and mergers, but coffee production on the ground is under threat from all sides.

Travels, trade fairs and conferences

For CBI Export Coaching programme 2018-2021 for Central America coffee exporters:


  • 15 June – 5 July 2017: Export Marketing training in Kathmandu – EU Trade and Private Sector Development Project
  • 3 – 5 October, 2015  Nairobi: training: ‘Trade fair participation’  for tea exporters from Kenya
  • 1- 5 September, 2014    Lima, Tarapoto, Satipo:  I conducted three workshops on ‘Opportunidades para Exportadores de Café y Cacao en el Union Europea’  for CBI and Promperu
  • 19 – 25 October, 2014   Paris: EXPRO seminar for tea and coffee exporters from Indonesia and Vietnam for CBI
  • 24 – 29 November, 2014  Kenya, Nairobi:  BSOD Training for the CBI Kenya Tea programme. Centre for the Promotion of Imports from developing countries.
  • 25 – 31 January 2015   Kenia, Nairobi: Company visits in Kericho for the CBI Kenya Tea programme

Market research

  • Coffee Barometer 2014.’  Panhuysen, S. & Pierrot, J., March 2014. Coffee Barometer 2014 explores the global and local dimensions of the coffee production system,  by observing how the social, economic and ecological aspects are intertwined. In view of the challenges faced by the coffee sector, market development for sustainable coffee and its procurement by the world’s Top Ten coffee roasters will be discussed. In conclusion, diverse aspects of a sustainable coffee sector have been linked to an agenda that places coffee farmers at the centre of strategies for change.
  • Trends in the Trade of Certified Coffees.’ Pierrot, J.; Giovannucci, D; Kasterine, A. –  2011 Statistics on imported volumes of certified coffees. ITC-International Trade Centre, Geneva