Sustainability

 

Coffee is a Pillar of Rural Development

Former President Bill Clinton, recognised for his poverty alleviation and rural development efforts, recognised coffee as a pillar of rural development during his participation in the 1st World Coffee Producers Forum that took place in Medellín, Colombia, 10-12 July.

Coffee Producers Have a “Forum” to Speak

This week I attended the inaugural World Coffee Producers Forum in Medellín, Colombia. The conference, which took place 10-12 July, was conceived by coffee associations and organisations from producing countries around the world and organised and hosted by the Colombian Coffee Growers Federation (FNC).

Beauty and Business in Budapest

I choose events to attend by organisation, content offered and participants—not by location. But I must admit, the Specialty Coffee Association’s (SCA) selected city for its World of Coffee 2017, has long been on my “travel bucket list.”