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Coffee Conquers Conflict for Business-savvy Farmers in the Philippines

Five years ago, Filipina farmer Marivic Dubria would buy Nescafe sachets to serve visitors because she was embarrassed by the quality of the coffee she grew next to her main vegetable crops. Life was tough for her family in Mindanao, the second largest island in the Philippines, as they struggled to earn $1,000 a year from their produce, with their coffee beans fetching only 20 cents per kilo from local traders. But Dubria is now one of hundreds of farmers nationwide who are brewing up...

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