The coffee farmers in Othaya, Kenya have had tough times in recent years, and the future looked gloomy as youngsters did not want to take over the parents' land plots and continue to grow coffee. Luckily, this has started to change.
Colombia is a well reputed country when it comes to coffee. Still, with an average age of 57 amongst coffee farmers, Colombia share the challenge to get the next generation to see a positive future within coffee.
Coffee farming is a significant contributor to the national economy in Tanzania. However, the sector is mainly dominated by elderly farmers who constitute the highest proportion of coffee producers in the country.