Suggestions such as a pre-competitive Global Coffee Fund to solve sustainability issues are laudable in principle but history shows us that agricultural funds of this type proposed at the recent World Coffee Producers Forum don’t work for long.
One of the most explosive growth areas of the last 5 years is the multi-stakeholder platform. That’s not surprising considering that the magnitude of sustainability challenges.
COSA has been asked to participate at the Innovation Session at the Global Coffee Platform event in Brazil.
When a severe epidemic related to climate change wiped out almost half of the income for 97% of the small farmers we surveyed in Guatemala, we found that some farmers coped better and had fewer losses than others.
Sintercafe’s Board President Arnoldo Leiva and Daniele Giovannucci, President of the Committee on Sustainability Assessment (COSA) and keynote speaker, answer questions about the coffee sector as they look ahead to the upcoming thirty-second edition of the annual Sintercafe event on Nov. 7-11, 2018.
COSA researchers, Carlos de los Rios and Mica Bennett, find that increasing the participation of young farmers in coffee production can have a positive and sustainable effect on national production.
COSA responds to a recent NPR story on sustainability initiatives
COSA President asks what the coffee industry can learn from Toyota.
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.
COSA’s work in resilience metrics shapes USAID’s Field Guide.
In their April 2018 magazine edition, Tea and Coffee Trade Journal highlighted COSA President Daniele Giovannucci’s contributions to the recent World Intellectual Property Organization paper on the intangibles in the coffee value chain.
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