In recent years, their challenges have increased. Climate change stretches the dry season, or makes rainfall erratic. Last year some farms went up to 45 days without rain. The farmers watched their maize and bean plants wilt and die. Then they reaped only more debt from their meager coffee harvest.
In normal circumstances when the price of a commodity drops below economic production levels supply dwindles. That eventually contributes to recovery.Click HERE to subscribe to Fuller Treacy Money Back to top