How can value chains be designed in an ecological and fair way in the age of globalisation? The traditional cultivation of coffee trees is currently triggering ecological and social problems. To what extent could the production and marketing of quality coffee offer an alternative for producers and consumers? The experiences of Colombian crofter organisations help to develop opportunities and limits of this approach.
Qualität statt Masse - Spezialkaffee als Ansatz für
eine öko-faire Gestaltung der Wertschöpfungskette
Wuppertal Paper no. 165 (November 2007)