Coffee

Break

Episode 1: Sustainability

The Video

Overview

Lenita Ingelin, Managing Director of the Paulig Coffee Division, kicks off our new series titled “Coffee Break.” With this series, we will have meaningful conversations with ICP shareholders, partners, and farmers. In episode 1 we focus on sustainability and what that means to not only Paulig, one of our founding shareholders but also what it means for ICP. Lenita also discusses the vital work ICP has been doing over the years to promote sustainable livelihoods and how that relates to the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals. Take a look at our first episode and stay tuned for further installments of the Coffee Break series.

Coffee Break Ep.1 – Sustainability

Coffee Break Episode 1: SustainabilityThe Video Overview Lenita Ingelin, Managing Director of the Paulig Coffee Division, kicks off our new series titled "Coffee Break." With this series, we will have meaningful conversations with ICP shareholders, partners, and...

Coffee Break Ep. 4 – Youth

However, it was clear by both sides that youth need to have a place in the discussion. ICP, along with its implementing partner Hanns R. Neumann Stiftung, work together with coffee-farming families to enable a resilient, long-term future. By including youth in discussions, we learn and understand their needs. Many want to remain in their rural communities and inherit their families coffee business, but with falling coffee prices, lack of financial support, and climate change; youth are migrating to more urban areas.

Coffee Break Ep.3 – Climate Change in Central America

Coffee BreakEpisode 3: Climate Change in Central AmericaThe 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...

A Valuable Partnership Making Advancements in Sustainability

Veronica Rossi from our shareholder Lavazza recently visited the Trifinio region, (tri-border region between Guatemala, Honduras, and El Salvador) to see first hand the project work that Lavazza has been supporting. As the CSR and Sustainability Expert for Lavazza,...

Coffee Break Ep.2 – Climate

Coffee BreakEpisode 2: ClimateThe Video Overview Lavazza, a founding member of International Coffee Partners, sits down for this edition of Coffee Break to discuss the importance of climate. Giuseppe Lavazza, explains the work ICP has been doing in the field to combat...

Day In The Life Of A Coffee Farmer – Kambere

The birds start singing early in the morning on the mountain side of the great Rwenzori Mountain Range in Uganda. Kambere (60), a coffee farmer, starts his 13 hour work day at 6 am but not before greeting his family before starting on his 1-kilometer trek...

Meet the Team – Fortunate Paska

International Coffee Partners (ICP) has a strategy partnership with Hanns R. Neumann Stiftung (HRNS) as implementor of ICP projects. The network is made up of hundreds of talented, devoted team players from numerous backgrounds and cultures. It is with that spirit...

Day in the Life of A Coffee Farmer- Aida

Day in the Life of A Coffee Farmer - AidaIt’s 5:30 am on a March Tuesday morning with the fog floating over the mountainous terrain of Ocotepeque, Honduras. Aida Rodenzo rises from her bed and stares out the window of her bedroom; it’s the room she grew up in as a...

Karina and Christopher: Smallholder Farmers With A Strong Voice

Karina and Christopher: Smallholder Farmers With A Strong Voice“Stop using flipcharts, start digging” an honest statement from smallholder coffee farmer Christopher Mujabi from Uganda; a reaction that came on the heels of a question concerning the methodology of other...

Farmer Story: Meet Jimmy Kalonga

International Coffee Partners is strongly engaged in strengthening the position of smallholder coffee farmers in Tanzania. Jimmy Kalonga from Izumbwe Vilagge, Southwest Tanzania, was one of the first to join. In Mbeya Rural, Igale Ward lives Jimmy Kalonga,...