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A coffee cooperative triples its turnover : the case of Cocamu in Kirehe district, Rwanda


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Abstract: This case study aims to describe the transformation of COCAMU from being a donor driven association to a business oriented cooperative operating on the market and making profit. COCAMU is a coffee growers cooperative located in the district of Kirehe in the eastern province of Rwanda and intervenes in three administrative sectors; Musaza , Kigarama and Gatore. COCAMU’s mission is to contribute to a positive change in the livelihoods of its members through the improvement of the quality and the quantity of their coffee production and access to better markets.
Authors: Sihimbiro, F. , Nzayiturinka, V. , Nkusi Ntaganda, C.
Series Title: Case studies
Country: Rwanda
Category: Practice
Keywords: agriculture , food , enterprises , markets , capacity building
Language: eng
Organization: SNV - Netherlands Development Organisation
PAGE: 5
Place: [The Hague]
Publisher: SNV
Year: 2009
Region: East Africa
Right: © 2009 SNV
Subject: Agriculture and Rural Development
Title: A coffee cooperative triples its turnover : the case of Cocamu in Kirehe district, Rwanda