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Women are perhaps the greatest untapped resource available to avert challenges to the global coffee industry. more

Jun 1, 2017 2:00 AM Features

'Voiceless' Women in  Brazil Raise a Shout

Photo courtesy Ernesto Ricciardi, Coffee Museum, Santos, Brazil.

Two important international coffee reports on the contributions of women in coffee largely dismiss women’s role in Brazil, prompting outcry and a national survey to quantify their participation. more

Mar 1, 2017 12:00 AM Features 2 Comments

Bloomberg Philanthropies increases commitment in Rwanda, Congo

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Bloomberg Philanthropies recently announced it will invest an additional $10 million to expand the organization’s women’s economic development program in Rwanda and the Democratic Republic of Congo. more

Sep 22, 2016 12:00 AM Coffee Report

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Philippe Nyirimihigo

Sustainable Harvest returned to Rwanda in November to host Let’s Talk Coffee Best of Rwanda. International coffee industry members visited the Twongere Umusaruro cooperative of women farmers in Rwanda’s Kayonza district. more

Dec 1, 2015 12:00 AM Coffee Report

Gender Equity

Photo Courtesy of Coffee Quality Institute

Three major papers from non-governmental organizations published in less than a month attest to the fact that gender equality, including women’s empowerment, continue as topics of great interest—in the world as a whole and in the coffee sector. more

Oct 1, 2015 8:00 AM Features

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