Since the begging of the times women have been a natural part of the process in the coffee chain, as a integrant and central character of the family and part of the production process of coffee. From young age they grow up learning different skills that involves coffee, from the picking process, the selection of the coffee cherry, the drying process, the planting coffee process etc.
Their knowledge past from one generation to other as a meaningful tradition.
LATELY WE HAVE SEEN THAT A NEW GENERATION OF EMPOWER WOMEN STARED, WHERE THEY PLAY A IMPORTANT ROLE AS LEADER AND ENTRUST COMMUNITIES, INVESTING IN SOCIAL IMPROVEMENT, QUALITY STANDARDS, FAIR TRADE, GENDER EQUALITY.
AS A RESULT “IN COLOMBIA, FOR EXAMPLE FEMALE COFFEE FARMERS INCREASED PROFITS WHILE ENHANCING THE ENVIRONMENTAL SUSTAINABILITY OF PRODUCTION AND COMMUNITY LIVING STANDARDS BY MARKETING FEMALE PRODUCED FAIR TRADE COFFEE.” A third part of coffee growers in Colombia are women, women had always been the favorites by coffee farmers to pick up the coffee, they know well how to treat the plant, pick up the cherries beans and take care of it, same way they do with their family.
In Cauca there is a important cooperative of women that decided to start a project with their own piece of land, their coffee trees and support woman of the region doing the whole proses from growing the plant to selling the coffee packaged. “We like the coffee to be well plant, pick up the coffee when is ready, well picked, no unripe bean, only red ones, without the lead, just in the right color, from the planting to the cleaning we always take care of it” – According to Maria Damian member of the cooperative.
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