Circular coffee from Peru: creating value across the chain

The projects goals are to promote circular coffee cultivation practices in Peru.

By training 1,600 farmers on circular coffee practices and implementation, this project introduces circularity principles in the coffee value chain from Peru to the Netherlands.
It aims to reduce the use of resources whilst creating an economically viable solution to manage waste material.

In addition, this project increases food security by implementing an integral agricultural management system and producing fertilizer of the organic material, which is currently discarded.

A last intervention is the creation of a Circular Coffee Fund (CCF).
By collecting used coffee grind in the Netherlands and recycling this into useable materials, a profit can be made. The profit of this intervention will go into the CCF, and can be used as an agricultural loan for farmers in Peru.


Project summary

Project number:
Total budget:
€ 1,462,291
Project status:
Budget spent:
86.49 %
Tied status:
Partially tied
Project partners:
Stichting Solidaridad Nederland, Koninklijke Douwe Egberts B.V., Solidaridad Peru, Olam Agro Peru S.A.C., Servicio Nacional Forestal y de Fauna Silvestre - SERFOR, Cuancas del Huallaga Asociacion de Productores Agropecuarios, Netherlands Enterprise Agency
Agricultural land resources, Agricultural inputs, Food crop production, Industrial crops/export crops, Agricultural education/training, Plant and post-harvest protection and pest control, Agricultural financial services, Forestry development, Forestry education/training, Bio-diversity