The Impacts of Fairtrade Coffee in Producer Countries

Author: 
Jeff Beyer
Publication Date: 
2008
Summary: 
Coffee is a tremendously relevant global commodity. It stands only behind petroleum, ranking as the second most valuable internationally traded commodity, with over 2.28 billion cups consumed daily. With more than 25 million coffee-producing families worldwide, it represents an integral but tenuous livelihood for many people.
Abstract: 
Coffee is a tremendously relevant global commodity. It stands only behind petroleum, ranking as the second most valuable internationally traded commodity, with over 2.28 billion cups consumed daily. With more than 25 million coffee-producing families worldwide, it represents an integral but tenuous livelihood for many people.