Fairtrade Coffee Development Plan (CDP) funded by Max Havelaar Switzerland
Fairtrade NAPP has 68 Small-scale Coffee Producer Organisations (50% organic) supporting 81741 farmers across Indonesia, Vietnam, India, Myanmar, Laos, Papua New Guinea, and China who produce approx. 56300 MT of coffee of which the maximum volume is being exported to European countries.
Some of the critical challenges faced by the majority of the producers include lack of access to market and commercial growth, climate change’s effect on the environment and their livelihood sustainability, reduction in yield, lack of cost production efficiency, need for alternative income generation, and improving the post-harvest processing capacity at farm level.
To support and strengthen producers, the Coffee Development Plan for 2022-25 was launched based on their needs assessment and priorities and in alignment with the Regional and Global Fairtrade Coffee Strategy.
The overall objective of NAPP CDP 2022-25 is to strengthen and empower producer beneficiaries from India, Indonesia, Vietnam, and Laos who contribute approx. 89 to 95% of the coffee from the region. The Project will cover 40 Fairtrade Coffee SPOs benefitting over 1400+ farmer members as direct beneficiaries.
The program has been designed to contribute to the sustainable livelihood of the farmer members and farm workers by:-
- building their capacity with access to market and commercial growth,
- increasing their revenue through yield improvement, cost production efficiency, and non-coffee farm alternative income generation projects
- improving their post-harvest processing capacity at the farm level,
- building their resilience to the hydro-meteorological hazards at Fairtrade-certified coffee farms to protect the forest ecosystems, and environment.
In addition, the final result of the project will help advocate more about Fairtrade and bring in more supply chains to the Fairtrade coffee sector, producers can exchange knowledge on good practices, the improved quality coffee beans will attract more buyers and the awareness of [and prevention of] issues of deforestation and environmental sustainability will help producers comply to the requirement of the new policy of the European Commission.