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Improving living conditions of smallholders in Colombia with 4C certification

The De Los Andes Cooperative, a non-profit organization founded in 1961, has been involved with 4C since 2014. It counts more than four hundred smallholder farmers in the municipality of Jardin in Colombia as their members. They have all chosen 4C certification to grow coffee more productively and sustainably.

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A path to a sustainable coffee community in Vietnam

Since joining the 4C program in 2010, major Vietnamese coffee exporter Simexco Dak Lak Ltd (SMC) worked with over 4500 farmers to improve agricultural and social practices and create a sustainable coffee community in Dak Lak Province, Vietnam’s Central Highlands.

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