Category: Coffee production!
“The ethical trade of sustainable coffee”: An experience sharing seminar for Master’s students at the Free University of Amsterdam (VUA).
On December 2021 Professor Eric Cezne gave us the opportunity to tell the whole story of how T O N A M I L came to life and developed until nowadays on a seminar for his Environmental Governance Master’s students at the Free University of Amsterdam.
The coffee-price crisis explained, and how a Kenyan company is making a difference.
Many years ago I learned that coffee was the second most profitable commodity after Oil. Nevertheless, the biggest problem with this billionaire business is, as in the trading of any other commodity, that it is always the environment and the farmers that least benefit in these chains of transactions that we call world trade. What are…
Coffee, an endangered species?
When we think about ‘endangered species’ maybe the first thing that comes in to our minds are wild lions in Africa, or large whales in the sea. And although this is also a huge issue, few times we think about everyday species that can be found at the closest retail store, or literally at any…
Why is it so important to consume sustainable coffee?
Coffee drinkers have been confused for a very long time. When they go to the store they see words like “organic”, “ecological”, “fair trade”, “save the rainforest!” And the only obvious difference among all those varieties and the regular pack of coffee is its higher price. So, why is it so important to consume sustainable…