8th December 2020ACCORD

ACCORD surpasses 50,000 fields mapped in Kenya and Rwanda

The ACCORD team have achieved a major milestone in the programme having surpassed its goal of 50,000 coffee fields mapped in Kenya and Rwanda. With a running total of over 51,000 fields now in the programme, ACCORD (funded by the UK Space Agency’s International Partnerships Programme) has achieved the target set at the beginning of… (continued)

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30th October 2020ACCORD

What does innovation taste like? Ask Mario…

SF Bay Coffee Company is a shining example of innovations for smallholder farmers in the African coffee business designed to improve livelihoods and sustainability. Farming five hectares in Kigoma Sector SF Bay’s 20,000 coffee trees sit at 1,743-1,935 metres above sea level. This location experiences varying temperature levels of 16-25 degrees, perfect for growing high-quality… (continued)

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27th October 2020ACCORD

Earth-i promotes Gary Crowley to Head of Technology

27th October 2020 – Earth-i is pleased to announce the promotion of Gary Crowley to Head of Technology. Gary, after 20 years in the space industry, has accumulated a rare wealth of knowledge and experience across the whole EO value chain from mission design and operations through to the processing and delivery of downstream analytics… (continued)

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23rd October 2020ACCORD

Earth-i’s Accord coffee team publish interim progress report

23rd October 2020 – ACCORD is working with more than 40,000 coffee farmers in Kenya and Rwanda and has had some notable success to date. This case study offers an overview of key successes and learnings of the Advanced Coffee Crop Optimisation for Rural Development (ACCORD) project at the midpoint of implementation. It outlines the… (continued)

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