Sunday, July 16, 2017

Equal Exchange Blog ... "The Ups and Downs of Cashew Farming"

Equal Exchange's mission is to build long-term trade partnerships that are economically just and environmentally sound, to foster mutually beneficial relationships between farmers and consumers and to demonstrate, through our success, the contribution of worker co-operatives and Fair Trade to a more equitable, democratic and sustainable world.

The Ups and Downs of Cashew Farming

We thought we’d give one example of small-scale farmers who are experiencing the effects of a changing climate. Our cashew partner in El Salvador, APRAINORES, is a small group that has been consistently smacked by climate change and other difficulties - like the first general manager of the co-op who left them hundreds of thousands of dollars in debt that they are continuing to pay of ...

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