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Farmers enjoy the biggest coffee harvest in 150 years more

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The Colombian government is setting aside $34 million to help coffee farmers affected by lower prices on the international market. The move is endorsed by the country’s coffee growers federation. more

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Coffee farmers across Jamaica are looking for places to sell their products. more

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Struggling small coffee farmers in Jamaica have new resources available thanks to a $60 million donation from philanthropist and businessman Michael Lee-Chin. more

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Nespresso is committing to Zimbabwe’s coffee industry with a long-term investment to boost the rural economy. more

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Frinj Coffee

Photo by Carla Shryock

Farmers in Southern California successfully cultivate specialty coffee at commercial scale for the first time in the United States mainland and Blue Bottle Coffee sells it for $16 a cup. more

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Nespresso is committing to Zimbabwe’s coffee industry with a long-term investment to boost the rural economy. more

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"Consumers in the USA when looking at higher value chains want to know the story where the coffee came from and that is how you hook people to your coffee.” more

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One third of Papua New Guinea’s population, about 400,000 families, depend on growing and processing coffee. more

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A new coffee sustainability initiative designed to benefit 3,000 farmers in the coffee-rich central Highlands region of Vietnam has been launched. more

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Showcasing Rwanda’s coffee at the World of Coffee exhibition in Amsterdam was the culmination of government and private sector efforts to promote exports from this landlocked but fast-growing East African economy. more

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The Italian coffee company is taking steps to improve coffee production in the department of Cauca, Colombia, an area where former rebel forces live. more

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Nicaragua’s 44,000 coffee farmers are unable to reliably export coffee due to massive civil unrest that has closed transportation hubs. more

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Volcanic Ash Covers Prime Guatemala Coffee Lands

Photo courtesy Fincas Verdes - Specialty Coffee and Nature

A massive ash cloud from the Fuego volcano descended on coffee farms to the north and east of San Luca in Antigua forcing thousands of coffee growers to flee. more

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Blockchain vendor Ambrosus Technologies and trade group Swiss Coffee Alliance are teaming to bring technology to the aid of local coffee farmers around the world. more

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Grounds for Empowerment, a program created by the University of Emory’s Goizueta Business School, has announced an initiative to provide more economic opportunities for female coffee growers. more

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Training for Nicaragua Coffee Smallholders

Photo by Monika Firl, Coop Coffees

Grow Ahead, a non-profit organization supporting small-scale coffee farmers, has begun farmer-to-farmer training in the organization’s climate resiliency program. more

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Levanta Coffee is changing its name to better reflect its commitment to coffee farmers. The company is now Farmers First Coffee Company. more

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Magana Ortiz, a well-known Hawaiian coffee farmer, was deported by the United States government in July after 28 years living in the country. Ortiz, 43, had fought deportation since 2011. more

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Linking coffee cooperatives and smallholder farmers to other parts of the supply chain would be a lot easier with real-time analysis and verification of their coffee crop quality and payment on the spot reasoned the founders of Colorado-based bext360 more

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