Burundi - Women In Coffee

Phyllis Johnson, President of BD Imports, traveled to five East African coffee producing countries on behalf of the International Women’s Coffee Alliance (IWCA) sponsored by a grant from the International Trade Center’s Women in Trade Programme.  The objective of the trip was to offer continued support in establishing IWCA (International Women in Coffee) chapters in East Africa.  The work began in 2009 with IWCA hosting its first women in coffee workshop.  In 2010, women in Burundi are making significant strides in advancing efforts toward empowering women in coffee.  Read More to watch the video.