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Vietnam faces dilemma on forests as climate change threatens coffee crops

Vietnam faces dilemma on forests as climate change threatens coffee crops | Market information | Scoop.it
Imagine mornings without coffee. Can you? As Vietnam's Robusta coffee farms come under threat of climate change, coffee production might slow down i
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H&M, Zara grapple with sustainability trend this holiday season

H&M, Zara grapple with sustainability trend this holiday season | Market information | Scoop.it
THE BUSINESS TIMES Consumer - [NEW YORK] Apparel chains such as H&M, Zara and Forever 21 conquered the retail world by promising fast fashion: cheap, trendy and disposable.. Read more at The Business Times.
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Coffee market consolidates price rises but Robusta supply still a concern

Coffee market consolidates price rises but Robusta supply still a concern | Market information | Scoop.it
Coffee market consolidates price rises but Robusta supply still a concern The ICO composite indicator rose to a 17-month high in July, although the market struggled to hold on to its earl
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Central Africa: Rwanda, DR Congo Farmers Agree Deal to Ease Trade

Central Africa: Rwanda, DR Congo Farmers Agree Deal to Ease Trade | Market information | Scoop.it
Rwandan agri-business traders can now penetrate the DR Congo market following the signing of bilateral trading agreement between Private Sector Federation (chamber of farmers) and Congolese Farmers-Concessioners Association for Development.
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Rwanda: Kirehe Coffee Farmer Reaps Big From Co-operative Marketing

Rwanda: Kirehe Coffee Farmer Reaps Big From Co-operative Marketing | Market information | Scoop.it
Coffee farming and trade have been a male-dominated territory for decades.
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Global Coffee Platform Holding 1st Membership Assembly in Geneva

Global Coffee Platform Holding 1st Membership Assembly in Geneva | Market information | Scoop.it
The Gobal Coffee Platform, formed earlier this year through a restructuring of the 4C Association and the Sustainable Coffee Program, is holding its first membership assembly, taking place Wednesda…...
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Burkina Faso abandons GM cotton | Africa | DW.COM | 28.06.2016

Burkina Faso abandons GM cotton | Africa | DW.COM | 28.06.2016 | Market information | Scoop.it
Burkina Faso is phasing out genetically modified cotton. It says it produces a poor quality crop which fetches low prices. This hasn't stop other African states from using genetic technology, or trying it out.
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Australia : 'Bangladesh to become largest cotton importer by 2020' - Textile News Australia

Australia : 'Bangladesh to become largest cotton importer by 2020' - Textile News Australia | Market information | Scoop.it
Bangladesh will overtake China as the world's largest importer of cotton within four years, according to Australian Trade and Investment Commission (Austrade), an Australian government body.
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Rwanda: Increase in Coffee Production 'to Boost' Economic Growth

Rwanda: Increase in Coffee Production 'to Boost' Economic Growth | Market information | Scoop.it
The president of Coffee Exporters and Processors Association of Rwanda (CEPAR), has said coffee is a key ingredient in achieving sustainable development.
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Tea growers alarmed over endless higher wage demands - Capital Business

Tea growers alarmed over endless higher wage demands - Capital Business | Market information | Scoop.it
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Over 300 Organizations Agree To Jointly Work Together With Governments On Building A More Sustainable Coffee Sector - The Global Coffee Platform

Over 300 Organizations Agree To Jointly Work Together With Governments On Building A More Sustainable Coffee Sector - The Global Coffee Platform | Market information | Scoop.it
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Aldi Defining Sustainability Standards For Coffee-Purchasing | ESM Magazine

Aldi Defining Sustainability Standards For Coffee-Purchasing | ESM Magazine | Market information | Scoop.it
In an effort to contribute to the improvement of social, environmental and economic conditions in source countries, Aldi Germany has defined and published bindin
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Forced Labor, Child Labor Still Heavily Tied to Uzbek Cotton and Fast Fashion

Forced Labor, Child Labor Still Heavily Tied to Uzbek Cotton and Fast Fashion | Market information | Scoop.it
Mary-Kate Olsen and Ashley Olsen’s award-winning label, The Row, sources
its cotton from South Carolina. This is a relative rarity – even in the
world of high fashion.
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Vietnam's forests could be saved from destruction if coffee growers go Fairtrade

Climate change will halve Vietnam's coffee plantations by 2050, but destroying forests for more plantations would make the problem worse.
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Starbucks Issues First-Ever U.S. Corporate Sustainability Bond, Aimed at Driving Social Impacts in Supply Chain | Sustainable Brands

Starbucks Issues First-Ever U.S. Corporate Sustainability Bond, Aimed at Driving Social Impacts in Supply Chain | Sustainable Brands | Market information | Scoop.it
Starbucks Corporation announced on Monday that it completed the underwriting of an initial public offering of senior notes, including its first-ever U.S. Corporate Sustainability Bond.
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EAC tea exports rise

EAC tea exports rise | Market information | Scoop.it
Tea is one of Uganda’s traditional export commodities, supporting more than 62,000 people and supporting more than 500,000 dependents
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Best Coffee Beans: New Ethiopian Coffee Taking the World Market by Storm

Best Coffee Beans: New Ethiopian Coffee Taking the World Market by Storm | Market information | Scoop.it
As the global consumption of coffee continues to surge upwards, a new brand of Ethiopian coffee is seeking to provide coffee drinkers with a more exciting, genu
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Agriculture: Beetles threaten Ugandan coffee crop | East & Horn Africa

Agriculture: Beetles threaten Ugandan coffee crop | East & Horn Africa | Market information | Scoop.it
Shrinking forest cover and climate change threaten Uganda's coffee industry by creating conditions for the destructive black twig borer beetle to spread into plantations, an official said on Wednesday.
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Kenya makes gains in textile cooperation with China: expert

Kenya makes gains in textile cooperation with China: expert | Market information | Scoop.it
Kenya's cooperation with China whose textile industry is advanced is positive to the success and attainment of Kenya's Vision 2030, the East African nation's development programme for 2008-2030, a Kenyan professor has said.
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‘Uganda’s coffee is not on global supermarket shelves’

‘Uganda’s coffee is not on global supermarket shelves’ | Market information | Scoop.it
Uganda Coffee Federation (UCF) is a membership organisation composed of all stakeholders from the coffee value chain including; farmers, exporters,
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Kenyan Coffee Crop Seen Hurt If Cold Weather Holds, Farmers Say | ESM Magazine

Kenyan Coffee Crop Seen Hurt If Cold Weather Holds, Farmers Say | ESM Magazine | Market information | Scoop.it
Prevailing cold weather in Kenya may curb the flowering of coffee trees before next year’s early crop, according to farmers.
The plants needs at least a month o
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Coop Italia Certifies Solidal Private Label As Fairtrade | ESM Magazine

Coop Italia Certifies Solidal Private Label As Fairtrade | ESM Magazine | Market information | Scoop.it
Italian food retailer Coop Italia has certified its 'Solidal' private label line as Fairtrade.
Created in 1995, the Solidal food and non-product line consists o
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Farmers, exporters of coffee hit by drought - News VietNamNet

Farmers, exporters of coffee hit by drought - News VietNamNet | Market information | Scoop.it
<em>VietNamNet Bridge - </em>Drought and natural disasters have caused severe damages to the 2015-2016 coffee crop and left after effects for the next group.
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Tesco to source Rainforest Alliance Certified™ cocoa for all of its own label chocolate in the UK

Tesco to source Rainforest Alliance Certified™ cocoa for all of its own label chocolate in the UK | Market information | Scoop.it
Tesco has announced that all the cocoa required for its own label chocolate products sold in the UK will be from Rainforest Alliance Certified™ sources by the end of 2018.
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unctad.org | Cocoa Industry: Integrating Small Farmers into the Global Value Chain

This report contributes to research on the cocoa global value chain (GVC). It examines consolidation patterns in the cocoa industry and their potential impacts on stakeholders along the value chain, in particular small cocoa farmers who constitute the backbone of cocoa production worldwide. 

It also discusses these farmers’ integration into world cocoa markets, highlighting some critical issues they face. 

The report finally offers some policy recommendations which may help governments, the private sector, the international community and producers to foster the development of a sustainable cocoa economy by empowering farmers, consonant with the Global Cocoa Agenda adopted at the first World Cocoa Conference in Abidjan in 2012. 

 The report should ultimately contribute to the debate on how to attain the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) with their commitment to "leave no on behind", especially in cocoa farming communities.Empty description
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