SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT MODEL FOR PERUVIAN COFFEE
Location / Geographical Area
Peru (area map). The project beneficiaries are located in the following departments: North (Cajamarca, Amazonas, San Martín), Centro (Junín, Huánuco, Pasco) and South (Cusco, Ayacucho, Puno).
SCAN (Sustainable Commodity Assistance Network (SCAN) and its partners (Solidaridad, IFOAM, FLO, UTZ, RA and others) and the Junta Nacional de Café (JNC) – National Coffee Board
The beneficiaries of the program are 37 organizations involved in the cooperatives and coffee producer associations affiliated to the National Coffee Board, and companies and producer groups articulated in the Peruvian Chamber of Coffee and Cocoa, with a total of approximately 3,000 small producers.
The overall objective of the project is to achieve comprehensive and sustainable development of coffee production, processing and marketing in Peru, to improve the income of farmers.
The specific objective is to increase the productivity of the plantations of the program’s beneficiaries, given the favorable outlook for the international market demand for differentiated and sustainable coffee.
- Develop training materials for sustainable agriculture (SCAN)
- Technical assistance to organizations in coffee production issues.
- Supply System.
- Promotion of technological innovation.
- Systematization and exchange of experiences.
Project financing consists of JNC and SCAN (Project Implementation Unit-PIU) funding, and their respective allies, along with the MIF / IDB, SECO and a credit program channeled by Agrobanco.
- about 3,000 beneficiary families double their productivity relative to the start of the project;
- coffee sector institutions for technological innovation and technical assistance have been strengthened and Center for Innovation in Sustainable Coffee & Agriculture has been formed;
- exports of beneficiary organizations increased their volume and export value relative to the national average by 30% annually;
- 37 organizations implement technical assistance programs that promote productivity growth in coffee and sustainable agriculture, and
- at least two new markets are identified by the cooperatives as a result of improvements (which may be national or international).