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Examples of Successful Coffee Cooperatives in Columbia and Guatemala and Onyx Coffee (Video)

The Colombian Coffee Growers’ Federation and Federation of Coffee Cooperatives in Guatemala have contributed to social stability by providing jobs, public works and other primary social needs. Pdf links: http://ow.ly/5lsWH and http://ow.ly/5ltgb

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These cooperative orgs benefit farmers by providing technical assistance, financial and economic support, feasibility analysis, etc. to help small coffee farmers similar to the ones in Caldas, Columbia. Check out the attached pdf files below.

Also, companies like Onyx Coffee (posted as a video) help bridge the gap between coffee farmers and coffee consumers.
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agrenpaper_100.pdf

THE COLOMBIAN COFFEE GROWERS’ FEDERATION: ORGANISED, SUCCESSFUL SMALLHOLDER FARMERS

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Federation of Coffee Cooperatives in Guatemala.

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Thanks Mario! It's great to see who, what and how things are currently playing out around coffee businesses in Colombia. As we march forward to the upcoming Concepting phase it will be important to gather an understanding of what expertise and alliances are already available locally.