Brewing Up a Revolution: the Importance of Women in the Coffee Industry

In underdeveloped countries around the world, women make up an average of 45% of the agricultural workforce. Women-run farming operations provide essential income for families combating poverty and lend to the economic needs of developing communities.

In the coffee industry alone, female farmers contribute up to 70% of labor in leading regions. But the effects of gender inequality do not go unnoticed, as economic barriers and safety risks in the field continue to hold female farmers back.

Read more about Fitria Syahroni, a second generation leader from the Solok Radjo coffee cooperative, and the challenges women face in the coffee industry here: https://dimitratech.medium.com/brewing-up-a-revolution-the-importance-of-women-in-the-coffee-industry-4d6431ff5303

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