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).