According to a recent investigative report released by the World Wildlife Fund – WWF, coffee lovers around the world may unwittingly be drinking coffee that has been illegally grown inside one of the world’s most important national parks.
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Women in Peru are the subject of persistent discrimination in education, employment, and health. That’s why Cafe Femenino, a coffee growing cooperative managed solely by women, is turning heads – especially male heads. Femenino is a great program to be involved in and the coffee they’re putting out is absolutely wonderful.
Brazil, the world’s biggest coffee producer and exporter, said coffee inventories fell 31 percent at the end of last year from a year earlier as rising international demand led farmers to boost sales.
In the aftermath of Rwanda’s 1994 genocide, this tiny hill nation’s coffee industry also lingered near death. World prices for the country’s unremarkable beans had bottomed out. Thousands of coffee farmers were dead. Across Rwanda’s terraced green hills, century-old coffee plantations sat abandoned or were being leveled to replant bananas.