In a recent blog article published in Business Fights Poverty at the end of May called "An Integrated Approach to Sustainable Food Production," the Senior Vice President of Development at TechnoServe discussed the Shegole Coffee Cooperative and its way to support coffee farmers who produce both cash crops such as coffee and food crops such as maize for subsistence. The method is through intercropping maize with beans so that farming production is increased.
The Shegole Coffee Cooperative, part of Limu Union as well as TechnoServe, sells some of its coffee at Caffe Streets, a coffee house in Chicago. So far, there are about 400 farmers part of the cooperative as a whole, which was founded in 2005.
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