Encourage responsible business practices

Improvement of livelihoods of the poor and ethnic minorities in the Central Highland of Vietnam through engaging into sustainable coffee production and pro-poor market access

  • Donor: Irish Aid
  • Time of implementation: 2015-2017
  • Areas: Provinces in the Central Highland
  • Beneficiaries: Poor farmers and ethnic minorities people doing coffee farming; organizations representing small producers such as co-operatives, coffee production groups in the Central Highland.
  • Goal: The project aims to improve the livelihoods of the poor, ethnic minorities in the Central Highlands through sustainable coffee production andpro-poor market access.
  • Specific objectives:

– Improve the livelihoods of poor farmers, including communities of ethnic minorities

– Equip the group of small-scale producers (including ethnic minorities) with skills of collective trade bargaining to increase market access and network coordination of local manufacturers

– Connect and carry out advocacyso that coffee farmers are benefited through consultation and participation with the dialogue mechanisms and efficient co-operative model