GCP PGE - Engagement Guide for Gender Equity in the Coffee Value Chain

The Guide is to implement and catalyze action by industry actors in the coffee supply chain.

Purpose of the Guide The purpose of the Guide is to catalyze action by industry actors in the coffee supply chain to design and implement interventions in coffee supply chains that can support both men and women coffee farmers. The Guide provides a roadmap and resources for industry actors to engage in conversations about gender equity and identify actions to support gender equity in their own organizations and with supply chain partners. It complements existing tools and resources and shares success stories, lessons learned, and good practices from coffee businesses and actors.

Audience The Guide is intended for use by coffee industry stakeholders, including buyers, retailers, roasters, traders; development practitioners; standards organizations; other coffee business representatives; and producer associations and cooperatives. We expect that most readers coming to this Guide will have a solid understanding of the coffee industry but may not be as familiar with gender issues or how inequalities between and among men and women farmers can impact the coffee supply chain.

How to Use the Engagement Guide In the Guide, you will find information about the relationship between gender equity and the coffee supply chain, and how industry actors can improve business practices to support both men and women coffee farmers.