In this week’s episode, research intern Graham Salinger discusses the role cooperatives have in supporting small scale farmers in Africa and highlights the role that Urban Harvest and the Oromia Coffee Farmers Cooperative Union play in helping farmers establish local groups.

Video: http://youtu.be/2ktcQj8fUlU

To read about the benefits of farmer cooperatives, read: Innovation of the Week: Farmers Groups and Cooperatives 

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