With Resourcefulness To Resources: A Better Income for Coffee Farming Families in Indonesia
by Anita Darienarita, 12 Sept 2023
There are numerous paths for coffee farming families to achieve a more substantial income. Often these paths include a combination of resourcefulness and creativity: Resourcefulness involves seeking innovative solutions and maximizing the potential of their immediate surrounding, while creativity means the ability to establish fresh income streams.
Coffee is of course a major income source for smallholder families participating in ICP projects. However, farmers who opt to diversify their income become more independent from their coffee-generated earnings. This diversification enhances their resilience against the inherent volatility of the market and improves their financial stability. Depending on the type of business, it ...