Coffee Economics in Guatemala

"Agricultural development is one of the most powerful tools to end extreme poverty, boost shared prosperity and feed a projected 9.7 billion people by 2050.  Growth in the agriculture sector is two to four times more effective in raising incomes among the poorest compared to other sectors."



"To provide rapid improvement for the poor, we need a system that draws in innovators and businesses in a far better way… Such a system would have a twin mission: making profits and also improving lives for those who don’t fully benefit from market forces. “



Business + Impact



Commonwealth events bring entrepreneurs, policymakers, and impact investors together to accelerate businesses that strengthen communities.

Coffee with Ambassador Manuel Espina

Wednesday, January 8, 2020
10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
The Embassy of Guatemala
2220 R Street NW
Washington, DC 20008


Address from Thrive Farmers President Tom Matthesen

Thursday, November 8, 2018
Indiana Conference on Citizenship
Banker's Life Fieldhouse
125 S Pennsylvania St.
Indianapolis, Indiana 46204

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