What We Do

Goal

We are working towards the Kenyan goal of supporting the increase of clean coffee production and productivity from 41,000 MT to 100,000 MT by 2025.

This is through Collaboration, Partnership and Networking, Knowledge Sharing along the Value Chain, Policy Dialogue and Engagement , Stakeholder Capacity Building.

This is inline with SDG 2.3 on doubling productivity and income of smallholder farmers.

Baseline Assessment of The Coffee Nursery System in Kenya

Baseline Assessment of the Coffee Nursery System in Kenya

In August 2021, the Platform in collaboration with World Coffee Research, Global Coffee Platform, Solidaridad East and Central Africa and Rainforest Alliance commissioned a study on The Baseline Assessment of the Coffee Nursery System in Kenya.The objective of the study was to undertake an in-depth analysis of the quality, genetic purity, application of GAPs and the capacity for nurseries and seed lots that provide Arabica seedlings in Kenya.
Study on Cost of Coffee Processing in Kenya

Cost Of Coffee processing in Kenya

In March 2020, the Platform in collaboration with the Global Coffee Platform and with funding from GIZ commissioned a study on Cost of coffee processing in Kenya with the objective to deepen the understanding of the factors affecting the cost of processing and key sustainability challenges. Identifying the opportunities for making Kenyan coffee more viable.
An executive summary in KSH is available here
Kenya Coffee Sustainability Manual

Kenya Coffee Sustainability Manual

In August 2018, aligned with support from the GIZ, witnessed the formation of a Technical Committee on development of a National Sustainability Coffee Curriculum with the objective of updating and harmonizing of training material for coffee in Kenya.
Training of Coffee Master Trainers using the Manual (Learn more)
Coffee Economic Viability Study

Economic Viability of Coffee Farming in Kenya

In March 2018, the Platform in collaboration with the Global Coffee Platform and with funding from GIZ commissioned a study on economic viability of coffee farming in Kenya with the objective to deepen the understanding of the economic viability of coffee farming and key sustainability challenges in Kenya. Identifying the opportunities for making Kenyan coffee more viable.
SAUTI YA KAHAWA STRATEGIC PLAN 2018-2022.pdf

Development of Platform Strategic Plan

The development of the Kenya Coffee Platform Strategic Plan 2018-2022 was supported by the Global Coffee Platform (GCP) in collaboration with the other partners namely; the Rainforest Alliance -UTZ , IDH, Solidaridad East and Central Africa Expertise Center (SECAEC) and African Fine Coffee Association (AFCA), . The Strategic Plan was developed with the end in mind and outlines the agenda for supporting , reviving the once-thriving coffee industry in Kenya