A coffee collaboration: India, Brazil and South Africa

The event is an initiative by the Government of India in association with the Coffee Board to promote knowledge sharing of recent trends, networking, technology transfer, and business development among stakeholders in the sector.

A coffee collaboration: India, Brazil and South Africa
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The coffee board of India organised a two-day virtual coffee festival in association with the trilateral cooperation forum of India, Brazil, and South Africa (IBSA) on 4 and 5 August. The agenda of the meeting was to discuss the major challenges faced by the coffee industry and make collective efforts to overcome them.

The inaugural event on 4 August had the attendance of dignitaries from all three countries and members of the coffee board.  In his opening remarks Mr. Diwakar Nath Mishra, Joint secretary (Plantation), Ministry of Commerce and Industry, said that this two-day coffee festival is a precursor to the IBSA summit that is to be held in September.