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The inspirational story of how an African-owned coffee company became a global brand.

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ANDREW RUGASIRA grew up in Uganda and went to the University of London for his undergraduate degree in Law and Economics. He later completed a masters degree in African Studies at the University of Oxford. In 2003, he founded Good African Coffee, the first African-owned coffee brand to be stocked in UK supermarkets and US retailers. He regularly speaks at leadership and business conferences, and is passionate about initiatives that lead to community transformation. In 2007, he was nominated as a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum. He has won several awards, including the Legatum Pioneers of Prosperity award, and in 2010 was nominated for a Financial Times/ArcelorMittal Boldness in Business award. Andrew lives in Kampala with his wife Jacqueline and their children.

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Andrew Rugasira is a break-through African. His story of how he gathered the coffee beans of small growers in western Uganda and turned them into a major brand, sold in supermarkets across the world, is utterly inspiring -- Jon Snow
Sharp, concise and incisive -- Antonio Senior * Times *
The book is full of Rugasira's vivid character, scholarly, argumentative and big-hearted * Observer *
This has been a remarkable few months for books about the coffee trade - and the latest is one of the most revealing and the most unusual ... A fascinating exposition of African history, sociology and business * Broughton's Coffee House *
With sharp analysis and hard facts, he outlines the structural imbalances surrounding trade from Africa ... This book about good coffee is a good read -- Harriet Lamb, Fairtrade International CEO * Management Today *

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