Coffee was introduced to Rwanda by Germans in early 1900s. It has traditionally been the country’s most important export. Rwanda coffee plays a major role in the economy of the earnings and to the monetization of the rural economy.country, contributing significantly to foreign exchange
Currently, 400,000 small holder farm families produce it and depend on it for their livelihoods. 97% of Rwandan coffee production is arabica mainly bourbon type while robusta accounts for 3%.