We don’t usually think of East Timor when we are discussing the plight of small coffee farmers. This interesting article from the region helps to shed light on the some of the challenges facing coffee farmers there. http://asiatopnews.net/36040/fair-trade-not-so-fair-for-timor-coffee-farmers/
East Timor Coffee Farmers Facing Tough Challenge to Scrape a Living
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