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World Coffee Producers Forum discusses global fund to help farmers

World Coffee Producer Forum declaration

MILAN – Organizations representing coffee farmers from around the world are attending today in the Brazilian town of Campinas, in the southeast state of Sao Paulo, the second and conclusive day of the 2nd World Coffee Producers Forum. The first edition was held in 2017 in Medellin, Colombia.

Organizers of the global conference say the main objective this year is to look at ways to improve the economic sustainability of producers.

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“We need action, because the problem is clear: there are 25 million coffee producers that can barely cover their production costs,” said Roberto Vélez Vallejo, CEO of the Colombian Coffee Growers Federation in the opening ceremony of the 2nd Global Coffee Producers Forum.

Velez suggested that countries at the forum, which include representatives from Central and South America, Asia and Africa, join forces to try to impose some sort of supply limitations as a way to boost prices that farmers consider inadequate.

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