Sette noted that the ICO is the " "To find ways to make the coffee sector more sustainable globally. P>
" We must ensure a healthy environment where The industry align with the needs of all other links in the chain, to achieve sustainability over time, "he commented. P>
He said that he questioned whether the Coffee is more advanced towards the path of sustainability than other agricultural products, a challenge in which "much still needs to be done, especially on the issue Economic. " P>
He also urged people to talk about the needs of growers, especially small ones, as they are looking for" desperate "forms of financing. Director of this intergovernmental organization, which groups coffee producing and importing countries, mentioned as a "key issue" promoting the consumption of this beverage and improving the Image of the product with the celebration of the third edition of the International Coffee Day. P>
He also noted that they will work on challenges such as climate change, pests, Diseases, gender empowerment and the aging of the population of growers. P>
To this end, the organization will begin to review the activities of the coffee sector to generate A "new action plan" that will cover the next five years. P>
The First World Forum of Coffee Producers brings together experts from more than 40 countries in Medellín who will analyze the Problems of the sector and explore measures to guarantee its economic sustainability in the face of phenomena such as climate change.