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  • Writer's pictureGisa

How the Coffee Production Embraces Sustainability?

Coffee is one of the most widely consumed beverages worldwide, with millions of people enjoying it every day. However, coffee production can also have a significant impact on the environment. From deforestation to water pollution, there are several factors to consider when it comes to protecting the environment and enjoying coffee.

Many organisations are working to promote an awareness of the need for a sustainable coffee economy by making stakeholders in the coffee sector aware of the threat to sustainability posed by negative economic conditions for producers, and proposing measures in areas such as quality, promotion and diversification to maintain balance in the world coffee market. However, in practice, many stakeholders are not yet aware of the threat. Here are some possible reasons:

  • Lack of information: Stakeholders may not have access to information about the threats to sustainability, or may not be aware of the negative impacts that coffee production can have on the environment and communities. This lack of information can lead to apathy or ignorance of the issue.

  • Limited resources: Small-scale farmers and coffee producers may lack the resources or knowledge to implement more sustainable practices, which can contribute to the problem.

  • Market pressures: The global coffee market may prioritize cost and efficiency over sustainability, pressuring stakeholders to cut corners and prioritize profit over long-term social and environmental impacts.

  • Fragmented supply chains: The coffee supply chain can be complex and fragmented, making it difficult for stakeholders to fully understand the impact their actions have on the environment and communities.

  • Lack of incentives: Some stakeholders may not see a direct benefit to investing in sustainability initiatives, or may not have access to financial or other incentives to encourage sustainable practices.

To address these barriers, this may require collaboration across the coffee supply chain and the development of innovative solutions to promote sustainability and support small-scale farmers in the industry.

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