On the first International Coffee Day in 2015, The Coffee Quality Institute’s newly established initiative, the Partnership for Gender Equity (PGE), launched its first...Read the Whole News & Articles Post
PARTNERS: Gumutindo Coffee Cooperative, International Trade Centre (ITC)
35 farmers and 11 international visitors at Gumutindo Coffee Cooperative in Mbale, Eastern Uganda. As a result of new perspectives gained through the gender workshop, Blue Bottle Coffee became a Sustaining Partner and made a community investment based on ideas developed during a visioning exercise with the farmers. Gender balance tree exercise highlighted roles and responsibilities, and resulting barriers, among men and women at the household and community levels. New perspectives generated mean long-held traditional views may be malleable, opening opportunities for women and men.
By: Kimberly Easson, The Partnership for Gender Equity The Partnership for Gender Equity (PGE) is dedicated to unlocking the potential of coffee-farming women and...Read the Whole Stories from the Field Post
Earlier this year, a new film called Gender in Coffee—A Documentary premiered around the world, with screenings at the SCA Expo in Seattle in...Read the Whole News & Articles Post