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How many individual farmers does the Gumutindo Coffee Cooperative work with?
Over 3,000.
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How does the coopeerative help farmers?
They receive a stable guaranteed price, and higher product prices provide funding for training and certification. It also promotes more sustainable farming, so farmers can earn additional premiums.
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How are farmers more independent through the cooperative?
A cupping lab was opened so farmers can roast their own coffee beans.
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How are women empowered through the cooperative?
Gumutindo encourages locals to set up self-help groups between villages, there must be one male and one female representative from each village.
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What are the downfalls of Fair Trade?
Conflict may arise as a result of jealousy from those not involved, and sellers are reliant on the willingness of MEDC population to buy and sell more expensive Fair Trade products.
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How does the coopeerative help farmers?

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They receive a stable guaranteed price, and higher product prices provide funding for training and certification. It also promotes more sustainable farming, so farmers can earn additional premiums.

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How are farmers more independent through the cooperative?

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How are women empowered through the cooperative?

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What are the downfalls of Fair Trade?

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