Acha, Anjang, Akeh and Mentang are some of the villages located in the Boyo and Belo region. Sitting at over 5,000 ft (1,550 m) elevation these hilly villages are full of greenery, grown in dark nutrient rich soil. Humid during the summer months but with the shade and breeze provided by the trees, it provides a nice balance. Even with the current regional instability, the people are extremely kind and welcoming.
Regional and Political Instability:
All the coffee imported from the Boyo and Belo region are micro lots with high traceability. Small farmers and processors work together in a team to craft one of the best coffees on the planet. A directly traded Arabica-Typica varietal that is transported in cherry form to a centralized washing station then shipped and bagged at higher moisture content.
The primary purpose of working with producers who are part of the Cameroon Boyo collective is empowerment. People and farmers alike are facing some serious political turmoil and unrest, between the Anglophone (English) and Francophone (French) regions. This primarily involves a lot of displaced people in the Anglophone region with suppression from the French speaking government. It is a tough situation, but to learn more feel free to explore more about this situation at Sourcesmag.com.
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