Café con Historia recognizes the incredible work of coffee farming families taking part in our projects around the world!  María López, from Corquín, Honduras shares her story behind the coffee produced for the 4th Edition of Café con Historia! 

This coffee promotes Gender Equality, a core component of our vision for the future. 

Café con Historia reconoce el trabajo increíble de familias caficultoras que forman parte de nuestros proyectos globales. María López, de Corquín, Honduras, comparte su historia detrás del café producido para la 4ta Edición de Café con Historia. 

Este café promueve la inclusión de género, un componente central de nuestra visión para el futuro. 

Destruction and uncertainty hit smallholder communities in Honduras and Guatemala after Hurricane Eta

“On Wednesday evening, strong water streams coming from the flooded river of Higuito destroyed parts of my house and farm”, explains Francisco Monroy, a smallholder coffee farmer from Ocotepeque, Honduras. “Our harvest was ready in two weeks", he says, while standing...

The Results Are In! – The Alliance for Resilient Coffee Project in Uganda

They say teamwork makes the dream work and the Feed the Future Alliance for Resilient Coffee (ARC) project has proved this. The project which was funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), brought together seven leading international...

Webinar: Building Climate Resilience in the Ugandan Coffee Sector

Thank you for attending or showing interest in our webinar “Building Climate Resilience in the Ugandan Coffee Sector” which took place on Tuesday October 27th 2020. This was an opportunity to share our learnings from the Feed the Future Alliance for Resilient Coffee...

Supply chain modeling and the impact of coffee cooperatives on farmers’ livelihood

Timna Eckschmidt is a student from Kühne Logistics University in Hamburg who researched for her master’s degree in Global Logistics and Supply Chain Management within HRNS’ work with coffee cooperatives in Indonesia. In this Blogpost she shares her learnings and...

Climate-Smart Coffee is possible – The Alliance for Resilient Coffee has proved it.

During four years of intensive in-the-field project work, The Alliance for Resilient Coffee (ARC) has developed significant knowledge and tools to make coffee climate-smart. Now it is upon the coffee industry to be ready to utilize the power of partnerships and make...

Webinar: United by Change

View the recording! Additional Resources: Read more about our key findings by downloading our two flyers here: Blogpost: How to address COVID-19 in smallholder communities A blogpost from our HRNS Managing Director: Michael Opitz Webinar Questions & Answers ...

United by Change: How to address COVID-19 in smallholder communities

For smallholder coffee farmer families, poverty and financial hardship were on the rise even before the pandemic started. And the situation now got worse in many places with COVID-19. Coffee prices are low, food is more expensive, income is affected, farm management...

SAfA: Releasing the potentials of African youth with a new and innovative initiative

At Hanns R. Neumannn Stiftung (HRNS) we strongly believe that the young generation is required for shaping future globally and that their challenges can only be effectively addressed and turned into opportunities collectively by combining relevant fields of expertise....

COVID-19 shows smallholder families` readiness for increased digital trainings

During the Coronavirus pandemic, Hanns R. Neumann Stiftung (HRNS) increased the use of digital support to smallholder coffee farmer families in project regions. This support was not only through phone calls. Digital training sessions were conducted, training videos...

Addressing the effects of COVID-19 on coffee farmers in Tanzania

To adapt to the global Coronavirus pandemic, Hanns R. Neumann Stiftung (HRNS) has adjusted our approach to the Building Coffee Farmers Alliance Phase II project in Tanzania which is funded by the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (SIDA),...