(CEPAR) Coffee Exporters and Processors Association of Rwanda is no political and non-profit membership umbrella organization of coffee farmers in Rwanda contains with 24 coffee exporters members, was formed by 2012. The main objectives of CEPAR are to defend, promote and protect interests of its members in professional, economic and social matters, CEPAR are concentrated on the coffee production as integration washing station with the farmers, promoting and support wet processing, roasting and drying
Mission & Vision
Our vision is to be an association in which all the coffee exporters co exist peacefully, committed to performing various activities in promoting a meaningful and sustainable high quality coffee at all levels to specifically uplift its members Mission: to represent the economic and social interests of coffee farmers through active participation in policy issues impacting on coffee sub-sector in Rwanda and enhance the capacity of members to address issues related to coffee production, processing and marketing for improved livelihoods of coffee producers.
Objectives The objectives of CEPAR are to defend, promote and protect interests of its members in professional, economic and social matters. Improve conditions for excising their profession. Train and inform its members on subjects related to their greater interest. 1. Coffee Production Integrating washing stations with farmers. 2. Primary Processing promoting and supporting wet processing, roasting and drying. 3. Marketing focus on the commercialization of Rwandan coffee in the specialty market. 4. Promotion of the local market 5. Policy Advocacy assisting and advising 6. statutory bodies in the Republic of Rwanda on all matters affecting coffee regulation, licensing and other issues. 7. Development of coffee stakeholders’ forum. 8. CEPAR contribute in Management of fertilizer and pesticide Fund