Because Coffee Farmers Deserve Prosperity

 

Our work of farmer support goes beyond productivity and coffee quality. The majority of coffee farmers are struggling to make a living and the potentials of the young generation in coffee regions are not cared for. It is our goal to change that. We support farmers and their families to raise their income and competitive position. And we release the potentials of the young generations to shape rural areas of the future. 

 

Improving Coffee Farmer Livelihoods

We are working with the most vulnerable smallholder coffee farmer families. We are implementing hands-on projects with farmer communities, farmer organizations, and local coffee organizations promoting entrepreneurial conduct wherever possible. Our work is pre-competitive and independent. It is funded by private partners such as coffee companies and other foundations, public organizations striving for positive developments in rural tropical regions and to a smaller extent also by using our own resources. Our aim is to improve the livelihood situation of smallholder coffee farmer families’.

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Partnering with us means changing peoples’ lives by supporting them in fostering their livelihood strategies and bringing prosperity to rural areas. Sustainable and diverse coffee landscapes are indispensable for mutually beneficial supply chains, dignified living conditions, and the future supply of coffee. It requires the combination of skills, experiences, resources, and authority to enable lasting improvement.

Our Work

Since 2001 Hanns R. Neumann Stiftung has worked in 18 countries

Our Impact

Countries

Total number of countries with HRNS activities.

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Livelihoods Improved

Participating farmers in Brazil and Trifinio report improved livelihoods according to an external evaluation (average).

Beneficiaries

The accumulated number of farmer households (Q1/19).

Countries

Total number of countries with HRNS activities.

Livelihoods Improved

Participating farmers in Brazil and Trifinio report improved livelihoods according to an external evaluation (average).

Beneficiaries

The accumulated number of farmer households (Q1/18).

Muddy Boots: Latest From Our Blog

An innovative young farmer with a passion from improving coffee cultivation

Radiating with determination and confidence, 28-year old coffee farmer Pak Eka Feri Anggrianwan, or ‘Pak Feri’ as he is generally known by his peers, carefully feels the surface of the harvested coffee cherries drying in the solar drier he constructed just one month...

The Fallacies of “Youth”: Finding New Solutions for Young People in Coffee Growing Communities – 25 Magazine, Issue 11

This Blogpost was originally published in SCA 25  The youngest generation is now the largest generation on earth, but the average age of coffee farmers continues to increase. JOANNA FURGIUELE asks: Do we really understand why young people are leaving coffee, or are we...

HRNS Uganda partners with Impact Atlas to pioneer real-time tracking of farmer training

In Uganda, it’s estimated that over 10 million people depend on coffee for their livelihood, but here, productivity and coffee yields are among the lowest in the world. For 12 years, Hanns R. Neumann Stiftung (HRNS) has implemented projects that train smallholder...

Wake up and smell the fries!

Grace Mbise and her husband are preparing their farm in west Kilimanjaro in Tanzania. But today, they are not working in their coffee fields. Grace grows both potatoes and coffee. “The cost of production for coffee and potatoes are almost the same”, she says. “But...

How Stella Got Her Life Back On Track

If you look beyond Stella’s frail physique you will see an abundance of infinite strength and determination in her eyes... In the year 2007, life struck Stella a devastating blow with the loss of her husband who was the family's main bread winner. In spite of the...

Partners & Programs

ICP aims to make smallholder coffee farmers competitive based on sustainable practices to improve their livelihoods. By contributing to the sustainable transformation of the coffee sector at large, a greater impact is made. As an entrusted implementer, HRNS has worked together with ICP since 2001. Together, we ensure coffee-farming families are resilient, enabling them to have a long-term sustainable future.

The initiative for coffee&climate supports coffee farmers to respond to changing climate conditions. Implemented by HRNS it collects, consolidates and disseminates best practices for adaption in the project regions. Coffee farmers take part in hands-on training activities, assisting them to find strategies which suit their needs.

Founded in 1988, Coffee Kids was the first nonprofit within the specialty coffee industry dedicated solely to working with youth. Today this continues, thanks in part to HRNS hosting this great initiative providing a wealth of knowledge and services since 2015. Coffee Kids has, therefore thrived and expanded to various coffee-growing regions reaching even more youth.

Our Activities In Germany

Hanns R. Neumann Stiftung has built up a local network of partners at our main base in Hamburg. Their projects involve young people from disengaged areas with education, culture, music, art, and politics in order to integrate them into the local society and give them a perspective on their future lives.

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The youngest generation is now the largest generation on earth, but the average age of coffee farmers continues to increase.

In "The Fallacies of 'Youth': Finding New Solutions for Young People in Coffee Growing Communities," Joanna Furgiuele asks: Do we really understand why young people are leaving coffee, or are we making damaging assumptions that keep us from finding real solutions? 🤔

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📷: Juan Esteban Londoño Acevedo for Coffee Kids.
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Here in our country , youths are under the family and manage the agronomic practices of the coffee of their families. Hence they use the income equally with the whole family.

Women in coffee producing areas are often left out in decision-making processes and are most vulnerable to the effects of climate change. As implementing partner of the initiative for coffee&climate, we promote gender equality in coffee households and producer communities together with climate change adaptation practices to improve the participation of women throughout the coffee value chain! ... See MoreSee Less

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Women in coffee producing areas are often left out in decision-making processes and are most vulnerable to the effects of climate change. As implementing partner of the Initiative for coffee&climate, we promote gender equality in coffee households and producer communities together with climate change adaptation practices to improve the participation of women throughout the coffee value chain. Learn more about our project in the Trifinio Region of Central America! ... See MoreSee Less

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Since 2010, the Initiative for coffee&climate (c&c), implemented by Hanns R. Neumann Stiftung, has supported coffee farming families worldwide to adapt to climate change. Discover c&c’s focus areas in Central America and the importance of their intervention in the region!

Desde el 2010, la Iniciativa de café y clima (c&c), implementado por Hanns R. Neumann Stiftung, ha apoyado a que familias caficultoras al rededor del mundo puedan efectivamente adaptarse al cambio climático. Descubre la trayectoria de c&c en Centroamérica y la importancia de su intervención en la región!
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“Climate change threatens the world’s coffee production. Coffee is in trouble and so are the farmer families who grow it.”Since 2010, the Initiative for coffee&climate (c&c), implemented by Hanns R. Neumann Stiftung, has supported coffee farming families worldwide to adapt to climate change. Discover c&c’s focus areas in Central America and the importance of their intervention in the region!

“El cambio climático amenaza la producción mundial del café. El café está enfrentando serios problemas al igual que las familias caficultoras que lo cultivan.”Desde el 2010, la Iniciativa de café y clima (c&c), implementada por Hanns R. Neumann Stiftung, ha apoyado a que familias caficultoras al rededor del mundo puedan efectivamente adaptarse al cambio climático. Descubre la trayectoria de c&c en Centroamérica y la importancia de su intervención en la región!
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Patrick is a young coffee farmer in Mityana District in Uganda. He left the countryside to work in the capital Kampala but didn't find good jobs. His friends convinced him to come back. He bought a coffee far. Today he is a good example why it is so important to support young people like Patrick to empower youth to prosper in rural societies. ... See MoreSee Less

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We look forward to working with each and everyone of you to make 2020 even more exciting and successful! Thank you for being part of this journey and supporting coffee farmers reach the prosperity they deserve! Happy Holidays!
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Es todo previn un abrazo a la distancia a ti y tu familia feliz navidad que dios siga iluminando todos tus proyectos y te yene de mucha dicha y felicidad mi brother buen dia

The Co-Managers of our office in Central America, Mauro García and Pablo Ruiz, met with the Vice-Presidents of Guatemala, El Salvador and Honduras to present the creative idea of a Trifinio Specialty Coffee and Coffee Blend. The pilot program seeks to unify and promote the best coffee qualities found in the Trifinio Region. ... See MoreSee Less

The Co-Managers of our office in Central America, Mauro García and Pablo Ruiz, met with the Vice-Presidents of Guatemala, El Salvador and Honduras to present the creative idea of a Trifinio Specialty Coffee and Coffee Blend. The pilot program seeks to unify and promote the best coffee qualities found in the Trifinio Region.Image attachment

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Una buena iniciativa para fortalecer la economía

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