(Article of periodic en Anglais - 2014)

Document title

High-end coffee and smallholding growers in Guatemala

Authors(s) and Affiliation(s)

FISCHER E.F. (1) ; VICTOR B. (1) ;
(1) Vanderbilt Univ., Nashville, ETATS-UNIS


Building on a capabilities approach to development, this article examines how smallholding Guatemalan producers’ desires for a better future orient their engagement with high-end coffee market. Most of these small producers live in very modest circumstances with limited resources and opportunities. Yet, as they describe it, coffee represents an opportunity in a context of few opportunities, an imperfect means to a marginally better life


Article of periodic

published at : Latin American research review / ISSN 0023-8791

Editor : Latin American Studies Association, Pittsburgh, PA - ETATS-UNIS (1965)

Millesime : 2014, vol. 49, no1 [pp. 155-177]

Bibliographic references : 4 p.

Collation : 2 fig., 4 tabl., 1 carte



INIST-CNRS, Cote INIST : 23897

Digital Object Identifier

Go to electronic document thanks to its DOI : doi:10.1353/lar.2014.0001

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