Transitioning to a sustainable coffee sector necessitates comprehensive measures extending beyond on-farm practices. It requires recognizing the systemic imbalances that threaten the coffee value chain.
Immediate action is imperative, empowering farmers to make investments, preserve ecosystems, and embrace responsible production practices to safeguard both their livelihoods and the long-term sustainability of their farms. Moving towards a sustainable coffee sector demands broad steps beyond farm-level practices, acknowledging the imbalances that imperil the coffee value chain. As such, addressing trade inequities and guaranteeing equitable remuneration for farmers, as underscored by the living income gaps experienced by coffee farming households.
The era of cheap coffee has come to an end!
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