Politics: Coffee Issues and Social Aspects
This section of coffeeresearch.org is dedicated to the
social issues of coffee. Because these coffee issues are controversial and politically based, "Coffee Politics" is the name chosen for this section. This name reflects the current disparity concerning these matters.
Most people agree that sustainability, fair trade coffee, organic shade grown coffee, and bird friendly coffee is important. However, the method to
bring these social policy issues to fruition has been marked by problems
with coffee quality and cost issues in the coffee industry. This section discusses the relationship between coffee and society. It considers the various international and environmental issues concerning coffee policy and it mentions the social policy changes that affect the coffee industry.
Main Subsections in Politics