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PROJECT #1​

COFFEE ALLIANCE (CAFE)

GEOGRAPHIC AREA

Amhara region

PERIOD
2019-2023
BENEFICIARIES
2.860
AIM

Enhance the production and value of coffee and other crops in a sustainable way and address gender equality​

PARTNERS
RESULTS OBTAINED
98 

New Farm Field School​s

+ 140.000 ​

Coffee seedlings have been planted by 852 households​

+ 16.400

Coffee plants distributed

10

Cooperatives have been supported through coaching, mentoring, and technical support​

Village Saving and Loan Associations (VSLAs) established by 18 FFS groups​

PROJECT #2

GARDEN COFFEE​

Since 2010, the Yayu Biosphere Reserve has been protected by UNESCO. It covers 167 thousand hectares of forests, semi-forest systems and plateaus. It is the reserve with the most intense human activity, home to 150,000 inhabitants. Arabica coffee is produced, and the reserve has the highest number of wild coffee plants in the world.​

GEOGRAPHIC AREA

Oromia
Yayu Biosphere Reserve​
PERIOD
2018-2024
BENEFICIARIES
2.008
AIM

Developing and disseminating a scalable ‘garden coffee’ livelihood and business model​

PARTNERS
RESULTS OBTAINED
+50.000

Forest trees planted​

+1.500

Avocado and banana trees​ planted

+50.000

Coffee plants distributed

+150.000

Coffee plants revitalized

+460

Couples trained in managing the family economy​ (financial literacy and management)

Development and deployment of the scalable «Garden Coffee» ​model