Coffee is one of Uganda's most important exports - but productivity has stagnated. (Photo/ Flickr/ Gordontour)

Why Uganda Needs A Caffeine Fix: Lessons From Vietnam’s Coffee Success

Despite similar historical developments in the coffee sector, Vietnam’s agricultural production today is far more capital and input intensive than Uganda’s, resulting in higher yields per hectare.

Traditional brewing of coffee in South Sudan. (Photo/ Flickr/ Amy the Nurse)

War’s ‘Blessing’ In South Sudan: It Gave Birth To A Rare And Unique Coffee

South Sudan’s coffee bushes were abandoned in the long years of war, but continued to naturally cross-pollinate. The result was something special – Robusta coffee with a very distinct and unusual taste profile.