Sven Torfinn/Panos Pictures

Muhanga district, Rwanda

Workers, who earn one Euro a day, turn the coffee beans so that they dry thoroughly and also picking out those that are broken or bad at the Sholi cooperative (meaning 'mutual assistance'). The coop consists of 334 coffee farmers, who grow coffee beans in the hills at an altitude between 1800 and 2000 metres. The organisation was awarded the Fair Trade label in 2015, and their coffee beans are increasingly appreciated internationally for their characteristic full-bodied flavour. Also due to the increasing demand in the Western world for 'special coffees', coffee from specific, often higher altitude areas, coffee with a story, grown, hulled and dried by local farmers, traders are increasingly knocking on the doors of cooperatives like Sholi.

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Sven Torfinn/Panos Pictures
City
Muhanga district
Country
Rwanda
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Not available in Germany or the Netherlands
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High Resolution
5000 x 3333 pixels
42.33 x 28.22 cm (300 dpi)
16.67 x 11.11 inch (300 dpi)
7.1 MB size on disk
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