National Federation of Coffee Growers of Colombia
Industry: Agriculture Forestry Fishing and Hunting
Inducted: 2006
Regions: americas
Country: Columbia
Announcement Excerpt:

Founded in 1927, the National Federation of Coffee Growers of Colombia (FNC) is a non-profit organization with 2,241 employees, whose primary goal is to organize, promote and regulate the Colombian coffee sector, thereby upholding the strategic social capital nature of the sector. The FNC is also a democratic organization with more than 375,000 federated coffee growers, who in turn elect a congress to represent the 560,000 coffee growers across the country. By administering the National Coffee Fund, a government account, the FNC is able to improve living conditions for coffee growers.