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Urgent Action Is Needed to Better Reward Tea Farmers for Using Sustainable Practices

There are 13 million people propping up the global tea industry. Two thirds of those people are smallholder farmers in developing countries, many of whom live in poverty. New research from the International Institute for Sustainable Development unearths the latest consumption and production trends in the sector and explores why so many tea farmers are struggling to make a living.

January 18, 2024