A Market Based Approach to Solving World Problems – Ep. 679

A Market Based Approach to Solving World Problems – Ep. 679

Record date: Feb 01, 2012

Paul Rice, the president and CEO of Fair Trade USA, talks about his work with coffee bean farmers in Nicaragua and the origins of Fair Trade USA. By organizing the farmers and selling the coffee beans to fair trade suppliers for a much higher price per pound than they had been receiving, the farmers have been able to provide clean water and schools for their communities.

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