30 Dec '15, 4pm

2015 Brought Innumerable Troubles to the World’s Coffee Farmers: Agriculture news in any sector almost invaria...

2015 Brought Innumerable Troubles to the World’s Coffee Farmers: Agriculture news in any sector almost invaria...

Agriculture news in any sector almost invariably boils down to human news, where livelihoods of large numbers of producers are made possible or stripped away by larger economic forces. Smallholder coffee farmers — those people responsible for producing the vast majority of the world’s green coffee — face innumerable challenges locally, everything from natural disasters or disease outbreaks to labor shortages or a lack of infrastructure. The list of potential maladies is virtually limitless, and changes with each season.

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