Posted: 01 Jul 2011 12:40 PM PDT
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More coffee is grown primarily in small and medium-sized enterprises, shade grown coffee plantations with coffee farmers and their families for several generations of ownership. Making a living from a plantation of coffee is expensive, risky and time consuming. SoSmall farmers rely on coffee associations, professional groups, and other community organizations like the coffee farmers coop 'to help small farmers to succeed in today's competitive market nationally and internationally.
Respect of sustainable practices is a proven method to ensure a stable source of income for the coffee.
What are some of these practices? For example,
The coffee farm
Coffee farmers need accessto obtain financial credits to renew and develop their coffee plantations. In addition, access to markets, both domestically and internationally, is a prerequisite for obtaining a value for the special gourmet coffee. Education and training courses regularly on sustainability and quality to help farmers use environmentally friendly farming practices. These standards are good for the environment and promote better quality beans. As a result, each year thousands of coffee farmers participate inCertification and inspection procedures around the world.
Coffee Community Programs:
Coffee cooperatives, associations or similar groups rely on the democratic process with elections for those who choose regular members 'interests' are coffee farmers. The programs of these organizations offered include educational projects, technical training and technology, the maintenance of infrastructure,and health education. The idea is to provide concrete projects for the benefit of members to implement in real time how to build aqueducts, schools, roads, hospitals and health centers. Social awareness training is also offered to promote coexistence between members of different age, ethnicity and gender. Within a country, there are many racial and cultural differences that can not be ignored.
In remote rural areas and poor, social programs can, coffee onlyRoad to survival. An example of this idea is the Café de la Reconciliación in Colombia. What is it? This program uses the coffee projects that benefit vulnerable communities through the special editions of Juan Valdez coffee. An example is Rionegro, Santander, where more than 50,000 people were displaced from their land during the guerrilla war. After the transfer of the residents agreed to put the past behind and rebuild their future through the cultivation and promotionof high quality coffee.
Technology and Virtual Access:
Globalization is good for growers of specialty coffee, or it can be. The surrounding area is no longer a restriction on the small coffee farmers in remote coffee-growing areas of Latin America, Ethiopia and Papua New Guinea. However, farmers should concentrate on cultivation and land management. I usually do not have the resources for personal computers or even accessvirtual networks of their farms.
As has solved this problem? Cooperatives, for example, work to install the centers of connectivity accessible to all members in convenient locations. This is a practical way to educate, coffee farmers in the use of information and communication technologies. By way of example, the Colombian Federation of Coffee growers (FNC) is one of the most reliable geo-referenced databases for coffee is much more developed in the world. This access isvery good, because it provides updated information to develop niches and segmented. The segmentation provides important for members who profit from it.
Nothing happens without the coffee trade plans healthy, wealthy and well maintained. Cultivation of the coffee depends entirely on the conservation of biological diversity and habitats of coffee. Certification and verification of consistent implementationFriendly practices with nature is one of the most important in a community cafe. Coffee farmers that this is simply a synonym for survival. Programs for biodiversity conservation must be present during the coffee-growing region. These corridors are protected docks and basins, and re-forest areas where trees were cut down or damage caused by erosion naturally.
Water conservation is also important to learn for coffee farmers to reduce theThe consumption of water in relation to weight and volume of washed coffee. The adaptation of new varieties of coffee areas with different climatic conditions and the rain is another way to create new habitats coffee. Above all, find the beans that go from farm to cup to the needs of the highest quality gourmet coffee drink specialty coffee for the consumer markets.
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