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6th EAFCA conference convenes in February.

KIGALI -- The 6th African Fine Coffee Conference & Exhibitions program is finalized. Twenty speakers from all over the world are coming to Rwanda, February 12-14, 2009, to cover various topics. Former U.S. President Bill Clinton will give the keynote address via video during the opening ceremony.

Among other distinguished international and regional speakers that will make presentations at the 2009 conference in Kigali, Rwanda include: Dr. Nestor Osorio, International Coffee Organization (ICO); Judith Ganes Chase, J. Ganes Consulting, LLC, USA; Annette K. Pensel, manager decentralization and support; David Browning, TechnoServe Coffee Initiative; and Susie Spindler, Alliance for Coffee Excellence.

EAFCA has organized an exciting Coffee Safari, which will run between February 8-10 through Rwanda. Visitors will get to see coffee washing stations and experience a night out at the Serena and will include a themed dinner on the shore of Lake Kivu. A day trip to the Akagera National Park is also part of the safari. For more info, visit

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Title Annotation:World News: Coffee and Tea Reports from the Front Line; Eastern Africa Fine Coffees Association
Comment:6th EAFCA conference convenes in February.(World News: Coffee and Tea Reports from the Front Line)(Eastern Africa Fine Coffees Association )
Author:Jones, Harry
Publication:Tea & Coffee Trade Journal
Article Type:Brief article
Geographic Code:6SOUT
Date:Jan 1, 2009
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