Guatemalan Coffee Crisis - Migration Threatens Industry's Future

Guatemalan Coffee Crisis - Migration Threatens Industry's Future

Guatemalan coffee farmers are leaving their homeland in droves due to economic hardship, devastating crop diseases, and lack of support. The mass exodus threatens the nation's coffee industry and economy. Organizations like World Neighbors are working to provide financial literacy and diversify crops to encourage farmers to stay. Empowerment of female farmers is also key in this effort. Experts believe internal solutions and reducing corruption are necessary for sustainable change. Despite challenges, some farmers like Olga Marina are committed to a brighter future in Guatemala.

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