Coffee Break

Episode 3: Climate Change in Central America

The Video

Overview

In our last episode, Giuseppe Lavazza from our shareholder Lavazza spoke about the crucial work ICP is doing to address climate change. In this episode, we go to the source, farmers in Central America. One of the hardest-hit areas in coffee production due to climate change. Discover the methods they are implementing and the positive outcomes of applying climate-smart practices. Join the discussion and be a part of the solution!

The SDGs

All project work from ICP works towards the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals, (SDGs). Episode 3 of the Coffee Break series highlights the work that has and is being done to work towards the following goals:

Further Reading

Day In The Life Of A Coffee Farmer – Simon

It’s 4am. Many people in Mityana, Uganda are still in deep sleep. Many people, that is, except Simon Genza a young and enthusiastic coffee farmer. It is harvesting season and there is a lot to do. After saying his prayers and freshening up he revises his notes on...

Learnings, Findings, Outcomes: ICP Projects in Central America

The Trifinio Region is located in the tri-border area of three countries: Guatemala, El Salvador and Honduras. This region is ecologically unique and considered as one of the world’s hotspots in terms of biodiversity and coffee production. However, the sustainable...

Coffee Break Ep.5 – Youth in Uganda

Coffee Break Episode 5: Youth in Uganda Youth in UgandaWe invite you to take a Coffee Break with us! As a non-profit, here at International Coffee Partners (ICP) each ICP-shareholder has motivations and aims that we therefor jointly put into practice with our work in...

One Step Forward for Smallholder Coffee Farmers to Reach Consumers with roasted coffee

Farmers participating in the International Coffee Partners project in Ethiopia face equal challenges as those in other countries. But one thing is different: they are much more familiar to drinking coffee. Ethiopia has a well established tradition in celebrating a...

Coffee Production with a Woman’s Touch

“Before, we women suffered a lot of machismo. Only the men could work. We couldn’t even leave the house. They would scold us for going out with the others to cut coffee.” Mariana Solis remembers her younger days with a retrospective disbelief. Even between her and her...

Proof in the Plants: Climate Adaptations and Sustainability in the Trifinio Region

“We thought we would be able to fight it, but we were wrong and now we know that. We’ve realized that there are varieties that at one time were resistant, but no longer are. One of those who taught us how to work with coffee in this area is the PROTCAFES Project.” In...

Indonesia: Diversifying to be ready for a hotter and more variable coffee climate

Ibu Wonten and Pak Suripto are a smallholder coffee-farming couple that lives in Bendeng Tiga Village in the Gunung Raya highlands of OKU Selatan Regency, Indonesia. They managed to diversify and enhance the climate-resilience of their coffee farm. As a couple they...

How Coffee Producers Benefit through ICP from a Focus on Quality

“When we first started in 2008, we didn’t even know what kind of coffee we were drinking.” Not so long ago, coffee producer Carlos Murcia and his family from El Salvador, La Palma, El Tunel couldn’t tell you what type of coffee they were growing. Much less what kind...

Day in the Life of A Coffee Farmer – Gean

Day in the Life of A Coffee Farmer - Gean The moon spotlights the century-old abandoned church that sits on Gean Gomes Ferreira's (32 years) coffee farm in the mountains of Manhuaçu, Brazil. It’s 6 am and across from the church lives Gean in his modest 3-bedroom home...

Coffee Break Ep. 4 – Youth

We invite you to take a Coffee Break with us to better understand the motivations and aims behind each ICP shareholder, other partners, and of course, farmers. So join us, pull up a seat, grab a cup of your favorite coffee, and enjoy this important Coffee Break! Today we join Chairperson of International Coffee Partners (ICP) and Chair of Löfbergs of Sweden, Kathrine Löfberg who has devoted her career to working with youth.