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Bolivia: Program aims to replace coca with coffee crops

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - "We know that coffee is in international demand, it is for mass consumption, so we are right to be involved in this activity," says Rubén Corina, leader of the coffee-growing communities.

French company Malongo, an organic coffee producer and leader in fair and solidarity trade, bought 3 containers from these local communities over the last 2 years. The goal is to expand to 20 containers per year in 5 years.

"It is not unrealistic, 400 tons is 20 containers, I would say it is the minimum for the company to be profitable and for . . .

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