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504. Kibinge Coffee Farmers’ Co-operative Society in Uganda

Kibinge Coffee Farmers’ Co-operative Society in Uganda did go through a successful year in 2016! Its ambitions in the areas of financial management, memberships, processing and sales are limitless. The coffee farmers keep being ambitious: their dream is to set up their own processing factory in the near future. This would be another big step […]

501. Sol & Café in Peru: a coffee cooperative that delivers outstanding coffee

Sol & Cafe is a cooperative of farmers, with more then 1000 members, producing coffee, cacao, rice and other products. Their relationship with Agriterra began in 2012. They have worked very interesting topics for the development of the capacities and training in financial management of the members, board members and all the staff. The cooperative […]

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470. San Francisco Bay Area Coops: A Photo Journey

Out at the edge of the Western United States, the San Francisco Bay Area is home to dozens of unique, cooperatively-owned businesses. California has long engendered hopes and dreams of epic proportion and lured prospectors seeking wonder and wealth. In the 1840s the world heard a rumor that gold lay in California’s northern hills. Cooperatives […]

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451. Café Revolution: Better than Fair Trade

13 years ago US natives Matt Earley and Mike Moon started working intermittently in the Chiapas region of Mexico. The men were there to support the Zapatista movement underway, but their involvement quickly took on a new and specific form. Seeking ways to improve economic stability, the little coffee communities around Pantelho, Chiapas organized into […]

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380. One cooperative changes many lives

What would the world be without cooperatives? Imagine the world without cooperatives, there would be less community, little sustainable development, people wouldn’t be able to access markets at reasonable prices and families wouldn’t be able to afford basic needs. However, Jose Malik is able to provide for his family and access markets at reasonable prices […]