We are looking for someone to conduct research on a series of questions regarding the coffee industry in Africa. All information will need to be cited and documented in the final report. The questions consist of the following:
- The quality of single slope coffee
- The technicalities around dealing directly with farmers (some countries in Africa have some special regulations regarding cooperatives and who commercial buyers can purchase from) in countries like Kenya, Burundi and Ethiopia
- The type of relationship smaller-holders have with cooperatives and the people they sell to (i.e. in terms of how exploited that are and how volatile the industry is and coffee prices are
- In terms of countries such as Kenya, Burundi, Ethiopia, and Cameroon what is the broader scope of the structure of each country's market and how the smallholders operate
Payment will be made in milestone.
Note: This report will not be published. This is for research purpose only.