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15996

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ID: 15996
Country: Rwanda
Title: Rwanda - Smallholder Cash and Export Crops Development Project - May 2010
Description: Workers at the tea factory in Nshili – Kivu area (COTHENK). The factory buys green leaf tea from the cooperative of tea farmers. The whole process from green leaf to processed sold tea and pay back to farmers lasts approximately two weeks.

The coop owns 15% shares in the factory. Once processed, the tea is shipped by truck to the Mombasa Tea Auction on Kenya and is sold within a week. The tea produced is rated as third best in Rwanda.
The factory currently produces 1 million kilo’s of processed tea.
Size: 18.62 MB; 4752 x 3168 pixels; 402 x 268 mm (print at 300 DPI); 1257 x 838 mm (screen at 96 DPI);
Photographer: Susan Beccio
Copyright: ©IFAD/Susan Beccio
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