From 25 to 28 October 2022 two consecutive member commitment workshops took place in Iringa, Tanzania. The main objective of these trainings is to give participating organisations insight into different types of member commitment and the importance of the concept.
The workshops were developed by Agriterra in cooperation with the National Cooperative Council and were initially designed to conduct with one cooperative at a time. The workshop ‘Member Commitment’ was piloted in Uganda in July 2022.
Kawa Kabuya, which means good coffee, is a cooperative of smallholding coffee farmers located in the territories of Beni and Lubero, in North Kivu, east of the Democratic Republic of Congo. The cooperative was established in 2014 with the support of the Belgian development organisation VECO (now Rikolto) to give services to more than 2,000 smallholding coffee farmers (average of 0.5 Ha) in agricultural production, training, collection and processing coffee beans through micro washing station and the commercialisation of green coffee beans to local and international clients.Read more