PRODECOOP is a Union of cooperatives with 38 member organisations representing 2,300 smallholders (30% women) in the Northern region of Nicaragua (Estelí, Madriz, and Nueva Segovia). Founded in 1993, the association works to strengthen its members through marketing and development services, including coffee quality improvements and social projects. PRODECOOP is known for quality and has won numerous National Cup of Excellence awards.
Twin and PRODECOOP Partnership
PRODECOOP first sold coffee to Twin in 1993, and since worked with Twin in partnership with Cafenica on climate adaptation and price risk management.
Twin works with PRODECOOP on sustainable production, piloting and implementing climate change adaptation strategies, training agricultural extension specialists, and provding farmers training.