Peasant participation in the global coffee market. Coffee growers organized in Chiapas

With the process of economic globalization significant impact on the food industry, one of the most important was the predominance they now have multinational companies in this sector, even in alternative systems such as organic farming and fair trade were observed. However, for organized peasants w...

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Main Author: Sánchez Juárez, Gladys Karina
Format: Artículo
Language: spa
Published: Universidad Autónoma de Ciudad Juárez 2015
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Online Access: http://erevistas.uacj.mx/ojs/index.php/noesis/article/view/658
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Summary: With the process of economic globalization significant impact on the food industry, one of the most important was the predominance they now have multinational companies in this sector, even in alternative systems such as organic farming and fair trade were observed. However, for organized peasants who produce organic coffee and participate in fair trade, it is reluctant to give this production strategy because it is a way to survive and maintain its system of social reproduction in their condition as peasants, despite challenges this implies them. In this paper we analyze the socioeconomic impact of this production strategy in peasant families that are integrated into organizations of Chiapas. We start to recognize coffee growers as part of the peasantry and the constant current problems faced to keep an exclusionary system
ISSN: 2395-8669