Farmer Profiles

PETER KIBET BUSIENEI

Sireet OEP (Kenya)

Peter has a 3 acre tea farm at at Sireet-OEP in Nandi Hills, Kenya. As part of the Centre of Excellence Peter has been supported to diversify his income by introducing new crops and establishing them as additional enterprises on his farm. Training: Initially, Peter was supported to access training and information services to establish tissue-culture […]

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SILVIA LIZANA RODRIQUEZ

Chirinos (Peru)

Mrs Silvia is a promoter farmer from our Centre of Excellence in Chirinos, Peru. Her farm demonstrates the whole coffee process and how best practices and innovations such as solar drying can be used in order to improve coffee yield, quality and incomes. As one of around 200 women at the cooperative (about 25% of […]

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Niwahereza Abias

Kayonza (Uganda)

Niwahereza Abias is  youth sales agent from the Youth Innovation Hub, Kayonza Growers Tea Factory Centre of Excellence. He initially worked as a youth agent in data collection, working with the promoter farmers to collect information in support of our farmer-led data system. Now he is acting as a sales agent earning a commission on the […]

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Rosario Salas

Huadquiña (Peru)

Rosario Salas is Q Grader and in charge of quality in Huadquiña producer organisation in Cusco, Peru. After finishing school, she studied food industries in Universidad Nacional Agraria de la Selva. Then, Huadquiña producer organisation supported her to obtain her Q grader certificate and hired her to supervise coffee quality for exportation. Rosario’s case is […]

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