COSA insights shared through major general and industry publications.
In an ever-changing market environment, the Global Coffee Platform, Committee on Sustainability Assessment, Rainforest Alliance, and Waterwatch Cooperative are collaborating on the Coffee Data Standard with the support of ISEAL Alliance.
Co-operatives are vital for many millions of small farmers. So why do some co-ops make a difference and others fail miserably?
Training can be a powerful instrument to foster change. It is probably the single most common developmental intervention in the world of agriculture. But as COSA’s Carlos de los Rios and Daniele Giovannucci argue, evidence is mounting that all too often it doesn’t meet its objectives. Published in Coffee & Cocoa International.
Troubling issues such as a growing focus on single issues in sustainability that fail to address its comprehensive nature, are examined in this January 2019 editorial and interview from Coffee &Cocoa International, with COSA president Daniele Giovannucci
Daniele Giovannucci, presidente de COSA, dirigiéndose a los participantes de la conferencia anual SINTERCAFE en Costa Rica recientemente, explica que nos enfrentamos ante el problema de definir en qué radica la sustentabilidad, “Este trabajo cobra aún más importancia para el mundo del café ante la crisis de precios que amenaza hoy en día el futuro de la industria.”.
COSA president Daniele Giovannucci reflects on the universal challenge for coffee farmers worldwide in this interview with Perfect Daily Grind.
In many countries, especially less developed ones, there are considerable intangible assets that are often not captured or even valued by markets.
COSA President Daniele Giovannucci: “I believed that if we could offer a pragmatic results-based alternative, it would really make a difference for those who actually care about results.” Learn how COSA advances that mission.
STiR Magazine interviews Daniele Giovannucci and Luis Samper on their recent work on the powerful role of intangibles in the coffee value chain.