Coalition Launches $23 Million Fund To Fight Coffee Rust

Starbucks and the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) are two members of a coalition that has launched a $23 million fund to aid in the fight against coffee rust in Latin America, according to The Seattle Times. New funds will go towards training farmers, long-term financing for repairing fields and short-term loans to help keep farmers in business. Full article.

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