central american Coffee farmers co-op fund

A Food and Drink project Managua, Nicaragua

central american Coffee farmers co-op fund

In 2012-13 the damage to coffee production in Central America amounted to about US$500m and put 350,000 people out of work - CA Coffee co-op

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Fund it This project is using Flexible funding and will receive all pledges made by 10:44am 30th January 2017 Payment and personal details are protected

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Scientists think Nicaragua could lose the majority of its coffee-growing areas by 2050.In 2012, coffee leaf rust affected half of the coffee across Central America – some producers in Guatemala lost up to 85% of their crop.In 2012-13 the damage in Central America amounted to about US$500m and put 350,000 people out of work.

proposed independent not for profit Central American Coffee Farmers Co-op fund for Nicaragua and Guatemala, where Local partners may include ;

  • Climate Institute
  • Fairtrade Australia & New Zealand
  • Starbucks
  • Lavazza
  • Initiative for Coffee and Climate

Further Reading & info

https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2016/aug/29/climate-change-predicted-to-halve-coffee-growing-area-that-supports-120m-people