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Please be advised that on 8 October 2019 and 22 October 2019, Phil Reynolds and Philip Armstrong, both of FRP Advisory LLP were appointed Joint Administrators of Twin and Twin Trading Limited respectively.

The Joint Administrators act as agents of the Companies and without personal liability.

The affairs, business and property of the Companies are being managed by Philip David Reynolds and Philip Lewis Armstrong who were appointed Joint Administrators of the Companies on 8 October 2019 and 22 October 2019 respectively.

For more information please contact the Joint Administrators at TwinEnquiries@frpadvisory.com

Coffee communities in Mount Elgon region of Uganda devastated by landslide

12/07/2012 4:32pm

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Last week the Bududa District of Mount Elgon, Uganda, was hit by a landslide which engulfed three villages and killed an estimated 18 people (reported by both the Uganda Red Cross Society and Uganda’s daily newspaper New Vision). This is the third such landslide in as many years. In March 2010, following extremely heavy rains, a devastating landslide killed over 300 people in the Bududa District a...

Twin film made by producers on climate change in Uganda

13/06/2012 4:32pm

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Members of the Bukonzo Joint Coffee Co-operative in the Rwenzori Mountains region of Uganda have made a new film highlighting the environmental and climate change issues they face as smallholders. Using field visits to smallholder farms in the region, the film looks at practical solutions for some of the problems such as deforestation, draining swamps and poor agricultural practices. The film was ...

Twin report analyses smallholder empowerment in fair trade supply chains

14/05/2012 12:00am

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Commissioned by the Fairtrade Foundation with funding from The Co-operative, A new report from Twin provides an analysis and evaluation of how specific business practices facilitate smallholder producer development and empowerment in fair trade supply chains. The report looks at six farmer organisations across three commodities: cocoa, tea and nuts. The organisations chosen represent different bus...

Twin wins funding for ambitious new project in Nicaragua

15/03/2012 4:32pm

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Twin has been successful in winning Big Lottery Fund (BLF) support for a new coffee project in Nicaragua. The ‘Double Espresso’ project will benefit some 10,000-plus households across 10 producer organisations in the Cafénica network. Working with smallholder coffee farmers, the project will help them to gain the skills and knowledge they need to adapt to imminent climate change threats. The proje...

New funding for Partnership for Aflatoxin Control in Africa

27/02/2012 4:32pm

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The Partnership for Aflatoxin Control in Africa (PACA) of which Twin is a member has just announced that it will receive $19.8 million in new funding from Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, and $1.6 million from the UK’s Department for International Development (DfID) to support its work. This significant investment will allow PACA to establish a comprehensive, Africa-wide approach to aflatoxin cont...

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