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Restoring a Giant: Cocoa and Coffee in the Democratic Republic of Congo

Posted by Kevin Wilkins, Senior Technical Advisory for Specialty Crops, ÉLAN RDC

The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) is often portrayed as a country plagued by corruption and ravaged by conflict. But there is much more to the D...

A gender balance success story

Posted by Liz Foggitt,

At Twin, we have six guiding principles and Gender Justice is one of them: it’s woven into everything we do. We believe women can live and thrive in ...

Championing gender justice in rural communities

Posted by Liz Foggitt

Women are crucial in agriculture. They help to ensure sustainability of their households and communities and often do most the hard labour needed on a...

Coffee and gender justice must go together

Posted by Marine Bourgeois

For many of us, this comes as quite a piece of news. We all know to strive for gender equality, but one might ask, how is this relevant to coffee qual...

The role of business in empowering women farmers

Posted by Nicolas Mounard

Last summer, I went on a buyer trip to DR Congo. Above all the appalling and inspiring accounts from coffee farmers, one moment stuck in my mind. I w...

Women's empowerment at Kuapa Kokoo in Ghana

Posted by Hannah Davis

I have been fortunate enough to visit Kuapa Kokoo farmers in Ghana six times since I started working at Twin around 18 months ago.  One of the things...

Emerging Women Leaders in Kerala, India

Posted by Becca Morahan

I am visiting Fair Trade Alliance Kerala (FTAK) to understand more about the role of women in the production of cashew and coffee. It is also a chanc...

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