Colombia’s coffee workers despair over low wage
September 21, 2018 | Middle East | No Comments|
Coffee prices are at a 12-year low, and as a result, Colombian farmers are struggling to make a decent wage. Speculators, overproduction and the power of multinationals, are being blamed for the drop in income. Now, coffee producers are calling on big companies like Starbucks and Nestle to subsidise farmers.
Al Jazeera’s Alessandro Rampietti reports from Rovira.