Friday, December 01, 2023

  • Coffee, Certifications and Global Change: Experiences of Honduran Coffee Producers

    CB2 Room 207 and Virtual

    Coffee is one of the world’s most valuableagricultural commodities. While transnationalcoffee corporations enjoy high profits, many ofthe world’s 25 million coffee-producinghouseholds experience poverty. In recentyears, coffee growers’ vulnerability hasincreased with market volatility, severe weatherevents, and political-economic crises. In thiscontext, farmer-owned cooperatives pursuingbetter prices have adopted certifications thatsupport societal-ethical goals, including fairtrade, environmental sustainability, and genderequity. Nevertheless, the efficacy ofcertifications to …

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