Helping Coffee Growers Earn a Living Wage David Robinson, son of the late Brooklyn Dodgers' baseball star Jackie Robinson, runs a coffee farming co-op in Tanzania. The aim is to sell coffee directly to consumers so that farmers in the African nation can make a living wage. Most coffee growers in Africa and Latin America make less than $2 a day, even though coffee is a profitable global industry. Hear David Robinson and NPR's Scott Simon.
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Helping Coffee Growers Earn a Living Wage

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Helping Coffee Growers Earn a Living Wage

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David Robinson, son of the late Brooklyn Dodgers' baseball star Jackie Robinson, runs a coffee farming co-op in Tanzania. The aim is to sell coffee directly to consumers so that farmers in the African nation can make a living wage. Most coffee growers in Africa and Latin America make less than $2 a day, even though coffee is a profitable global industry. Hear David Robinson and NPR's Scott Simon.