Coffee farmers nowadays face difficult challenges. We compiled four special coverages from India for you.
Case Study 1
"During the coffee boom period, we invested wisely in drying yards, pulpers and
sprinkling equipment. Infact, we spent a fortune educating our children in
cosmopolitan towns. Previous to the boom period we had no loans and were a
contended lot. However..."
Case Study 2
"Today it is more of a materialistic world. Hidden costs are heavy,
bureaucracy is high and infrastructure to the village level is in doldrums. So
it takes a big effort and expenses for drinking water supply and daily
activities. Medical costs are very high and we cannot afford to go to a good
Case Study 3
"As things started deteriorating further, we were left with no option but to sell
the farm and move to a far off place."
Case Study 4
"We are earnestly praying to the global community to give us a fair price for
our environment friendly produce. This is the greatest gift the global community
can give us to put us back on our feet."