Welcome to the 11th African Fine Coffee Conference & Exhibition in Bujumbura, Burundi!
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Welcome to the 11th African Fine Coffee Conference & Exhibition that will be held for the first time in Bujumbura, Burundi - the Heart of Africa!
The event will play host to over 2000 delegates, have an interactive conference program, large exhibition areas, engaging social events as well as exciting afternoon activities… | Read more...
Registration will open on August 1, 2013.
Facts about Burundi
Burundi and Rwanda were the first republics in Africa after the Central African Republic (Elisabeth Domitien) to have a female Prime Minister
The country’s motto "Ubumwe, Ibikorwa, Iterambere" in Kirundi means "Unity, Work, Progress".
Although Kirundi and French are the official languages of the country of Burundi, Swahili remains a language that’s spoken commonly all over the country.
Did you know that agriculture in Burundi amounts to more than 60% of the country’s GDP?
Facts about Buruundi cont'd
Burundi, in terms of geographical area occupied, is only slightly smaller than the American state of Maryland.
Burundi being a country that’s blessed with an abundance of coffee plantations has for its single highest revenue earning economic activity the cultivation and sale of coffee.
Burundi emerged the overall best performer in the 2013 FESPAD competitions under the theme - Spirit of Expression. Fespad is an annual Pan African Dance Festival held in Rwanda that celebrates dance, arts and promotes peace and unity on the African Continent.
The Traditional Hospitality of Burundi Begins with a traditional beer made from Sorghum, Millet or Bananas.
Over 40 samples of Africa’s finest and unique coffees from AFCA’s World Renowned Taste of Harvest Competition to be cupped. Each of these coffees has won the country TOH and represents the best there is.
Hundreds of Farmers and Producer Organizations Representatives with coffees from 11 African Producer Organizations ready to be cupped and tasted.
Over 100 exhibitors with demonstrations of innovative products and services from African Producers and International Coffee fraternity
Presentations from world renowned leaders in the specialty coffee industry who come to share, discuss and engage ’Africa's coffee community. This unique discussion platform is the only one of its kind in Africa.
Over 1000 regional and international coffee traders, roasters, professionals, farmers and connoisseurs