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The social economy:improving the wellbeing of the many

News from Nicaragua | Friday, 15 February 2019

'Our commitment is to continue struggling for the economy of micro, small and medium enterprises and farms while keeping in mind our ultimate goal of combatting poverty and hunger, and ceasing to be one of the poorest countries in Latin America. ‘ Ariel Bucardo, President of the National Council of read more



Junieth Leiva picking coffee What difference does Fairtrade make? A coffee grower’s story

News from Nicaragua | Friday, 8 February 2019

Junieth Leiva will be speaking and participating in events in London and Bristol during Fairtrade Fortnight: 21 – 23 February in London and 23 February – 8 March in Bristol. Junieth is a Fairtrade coffee grower and a member of the agricultural co-operative union (UCA) SOPPEXCCA. read more



Nicaragua & Fairtrade:empowering women,protecting the environment

NSC News | Tuesday, 5 February 2019

Come and hear Junieth Leiva talk about her life as a Fairtrade coffee farmer. She and her family own 3.5 hectares of land where they grow coffee, cacao and organic vegetables. They are members of an agricultural co-operative called SOPPEXCCA. Join a discussion about the benefits of Fairtrade to her read more