Local Cooperatives, Global Standards
Bahagia Ginting turned off his motorbike and stepped down with a big smile on his tanned face. His scooter was covered in mud as he had to traverse a muddy narrow trail from his farm to Meukat Komuditi Gayo, a coffee cooperative in Takengon, Central Aceh.
The coffee farmer joined the cooperative after he and his family had to leave his village on the slope of Mount Sinabung…
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