SOCODEVI will continue to support 500 coffee producers in Colombia by consolidating the application of best agricultural practices and access to markets under a new mandate conferred by Keurig Green Mountain, Inc. (Keurig).
After completing a diagnosis of the situation for forestry cooperatives in Morocco, SOCODEVI is pursuing its work in this country as part of a new mandate aimed at improving its partner organizations’ knowledge of the cooperative model. Training conducted by our cooperative development advisers is being carried out within the Haut-Commissariat aux Eaux et Forêts et à la Lutte contre la desertification, as well as with grassroots cooperatives.
Special collaboration: Laura Torres Flores, PRODVICOM Communications Coordinator, and Anthony Caballero, PRODIVCOM Project Marketing Advisor
In Peru, all eyes are on the quinoa producers who are members of Markahuamachuco (ECOMARKA) and Grano Andino cooperatives, organizations located in the region of La Libertad. For a second year in a row, the 1,000-member families have managed to market and export organic quinoa at the best possible price!
Cécile B. Pichette, president of SOCODEVI and a renowned maple producer, received a special award from the North American Maple Syrup Council (NAMSC) recognizing the many years of hard work that she has dedicated to the maple industry.
These days, a sense of pride pervades the 2,400 oregano producing families in Bolivia. For the first time ever, the fruits of their labour on their plots of land are travelling across the Atlantic. UNEC, their packaging and marketing company, has so far exported 45 tonnes of oregano to Spain.