Coffee production and cooperative movements – Case studies in Africa and Latin America

The International Cooperative Alliance (ICA) defines cooperatives as “autonomous associations of persons united voluntarily to meet their common economic, social, and cultural needs and aspirations through jointly owned and democratically controlled enterprises“. For many years, cooperatives have operated as economic enterprises and as self-help organizations playing  a meaningful role in uplifting the social economic conditions of their … More Coffee production and cooperative movements – Case studies in Africa and Latin America