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Name of organization:
fair trade organization of kenya
Type of organization:
NGO
Products/commodities (when applicable):
COFFEE
Website of your organization:
http://www.ftok.org
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For Tanzania’s coffee farmers, climate change is a buzzkill

By Tom A Peter

Source:Aljazeera America

MAMSERA, Tanzania — For the last 20 years, Fredrick Damien has watched as his coffee trees have produced fewer and fewer beans. Back in the 1990s, his half-acre farm at the base of Mount Kilimanjaro turned out as many as 330 pounds of coffee a season, but now he’s…

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Posted on August 18, 2015 at 10:57am

As Coffee Farms Shrink, Smallholders will Require More than Just Market Incentives

By Kraig Kraft

Source:Daily Coffee News

Coffee farmers are aging. Children of farmers don’t see a future in farming. Many farmers are making less than a dollar a day per person in their household. Farm sizes are small and continue to shrink due to population pressures. Small farmers lack access to…

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Posted on August 13, 2015 at 8:32am

World Bank Invests Large in Sustainable Coffee Development in Vietnam

By Nick Brown

Source: Daily Coffee News

The World Bank Board of Directors has approved $315 million in credits to go toward agriculture and education development in rural communities in Vietnam, with a substantial but unspecified portion of the loan focused on rejuvenation and development of…

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Posted on July 28, 2015 at 10:43am

Caffeine-addicted beetles cutting into coffee bean crops

By Danny Gallagher,

Source:CNET

Coffee is one of the greatest liquids on this plane of existence. A world without coffee would lead to the end of productivity and civilization as we know it.

That's why the coffee industry is very concerned about an annoying little insect that's cutting into…

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Posted on July 20, 2015 at 12:08pm

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