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Colombia’s Coffee Revolutions

Can the fashion for high-end coffee save Colombia’s struggling farmers?

Can the fashion for high-end coffee save Colombia’s struggling farmers?

It’s not been easy growing coffee in recent decades in Colombia, where rural life has been dominated by the conflict between guerrillas, paramilitaries and drug traffickers. Now, two years on from the historic peace deal here, how is business benefiting? And with global market prices not even covering growers’ costs, could the trend for coffee with a story come to growers’ rescue?

Presenter: Simon Maybin
Producer: Karenina Velandia

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27 minutes

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Sun 14 Oct 2018 02:06GMT

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