Taking place at the British High Commissioner’s residence in Kigali, the 40 delegates included Hon. Ildephonse Musafiri, Ministry of Agriculture and Animal Resources (MINAGRI), Commissioners from a number of Commonwealth countries, environmental experts, tea stakeholders, and private sector partners.
TWFA discussed its venture philanthropic model and the impact it is having in terms of smallholder empowerment, economic growth, and sustainability in the tea industry.
Delegates took part in blind tea tasting and also heard from speakers about Rwanda’s commitments aligned to the Commonwealth Charter. As a parting gift, they received tea from Silverback’s Rugabano estate.