central american Coffee farmers co-op fund

introduction — In 2012–13 the damage to coffee production in Central America amounted to about US$500m and put 350,000 people out of work — CA Coffee co-op.

Scientists think Nicaragua could lose the majority of its coffee-growing areas by 2050. In 2012, coffee leaf rust affected half of the coffee across Central America — some producers in Guatemala lost up to 85% of their crop.In 2012–13 the damage in Central America amounted to about US$500m and put 350,000 people out of work.

proposed independent not for profit Central American Coffee Farmers Co-op fund for Nicaragua and Guatemala, where Local partners may include ;
•Climate Institute
•Fairtrade Australia & New Zealand
•Starbucks
•Lavazza
•Initiative for Coffee and Climate

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