The region of Ixil in Guatemala is one of the poorest coffee-growing regions in the world. Low literacy rates and child labour have long plagued the population.
In honour of the World Day Against Child Labour, FAO has created this audio resource about promoting education and safe youth employment in the coffee industry.
This audio content is free to download, broadcast, and publish. Credit must be given to the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO).For more audio resources from the FAO, go to: https://soundcloud.com/unfao
Photo: Coffee trees. Credit: Tony Brook’s Photography, 2014.