23 Sep '14, 4pm

Public-Private Partnerships Failing Smallholders (See Nyeri), Says Fairtrade Foundation

Public-Private Partnerships Failing Smallholders (See Nyeri), Says Fairtrade Foundation

Coffee farmers interviewed for this study expressed mixed views about the Nyeri government’s initiative. Given the opportunity to engage fully in the PPP, the farmers would have raised their major concern of lack of transparency in the supply chain. At a group discussion with the interim board of directors and members of the Gikanda Farmers’ Cooperative Society, a Fairtrade certified organisation, farmers complained they lacked information about what was happening to their coffee after they had delivered it to the KPCU mill at Sangana. While the members of Gikanda did not want to go back to the previous system, they hoped to push the county government to enact new rules to make the negotiation of coffee prices more transparent, and to provide them with greater predictability of income. They also thought the county government could help them find direct buyers of their coff...

Full article: http://dailycoffeenews.com/2014/09/23/public-private-part...

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coindesk.com 23 Sep '14, 5pm

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