In search of Arabica in Vietnam’s war-scarred soil

Arabica could hold the key to escaping poverty for farmers in Vietnam’s province Quang Tri, but is it a sustainable option?

[…] The Mekong Institute (MI), an intergovernmental organization that supports sustainable economic and social development in the Greater Mekong Sub-region, came up with an initiative to support coffee farmers in Quang Tri under the Regional and Local Economic Development – East West Economic Corridor project (RLED-EWEC), by building a model that connects farmers with a fertilizer company, a processing company and an agricultural bank in order to produce coffee that reaches the 4C standard. 

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