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Time Line of the National Yemen Coffee Auction

October 11, 2021

The Unity of Coffee announces The Mokha Institute to lead Yemen’s inaugural National Yemen Coffee Auction.

February 2, 2022

The Mokha Institute founder, Mokhtar al Khanshali, is interviewed on national Yemeni television, explaining the goals of the auction while inviting farmers and exporters to participate by submitting their coffees.

February 19, 2022

The newly formed independent oversight committee for the NYCA—consisting of coffee exporters, farmers, academics, and local authority representatives—holds its first meeting at NYCA headquarters.

March 13, 2022