Some ambient scenes from the Kafa zone of Western Ethiopia, and a look at a couple nice farms.
Sorry for silly introduction on my Kafa video! It was just too funny to see cats and buzzards hanging out together at 6am.
Kafa (sometimes spelled Kaffa or even Keffa) is an amazing region in Western Ethiopia, formerly known as Abyssinia, or a coffee cultivar: Ethiopia, or more specifically the Empire under Haile Selassie, was known as Abyssinia. The name is Latin, derived from... ...more, and likely one of the origins of The botanical genus colloquially referred to as the “coffea genus,” which is comprised of over 120 individual species. These are generally opposite-leaved, evergreen shrubs or small understory trees... ...more Arabica refers to Coffea Arabica, the taxonomic species name of the genus responsible for around 75% of the worlds commercial coffee crop.: Arabica refers to Coffea Arabica, the... ...more. These forests near Bonga, including Mankira, are said to be original overstory shade for the coffee shrub.
In this video I visit a couple farms to the northern side of Bonga town, past Michiti where we have bought much coffee in the past, and closer to Wush Wush.