200,000 coffee acres by 2030, agriculture ministry projects

The Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Irrigation hopes to increase coffee acreage to 200,000 and export 60,000 tonnes by 2030. The country needs to lay down concrete policies to boost coffee production, experts say. Additionally, establishing of public-private partnerships, gaining access to long-term loan plans, and cooperation with foreign and local organisations are absolute musts […]

Coffee growers in Ywangan (Shan State) achieve designation protecting its name

Ywangan, the township in Shan State that has become known for its quality coffee, has achieved a Geographical Indication (GI), the same designation that protects the Champagne region in France from copycats. Companies that want to produce and sell coffee products under the name of Ywangan coffee will now be charged a fee, following Ywangan […]