Vietnam

Vietnam
Hard-at-work Vietnamese coffee farmers

Last year, Vietnamese farmers were forced to hoard their yields when prices slid far below their expectations, hoping for a future upswing. Though stocks were at a record high, uncertainty in the market has put substantial pressure on farmers to replace their coffee crops with other, more marketable ones, like pepper or durian. For small farmers, the startup costs of changing crops would be a huge setback to socioeconomic progress Vietnam.

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s