Josiane Cotrim
Josiane Cotrim

Company: IWCA
Position: Brazilian Chapter
Country: Brazil

Josiane Cotrim Maceira

Is a producer of coffee manhua Mirim, Matas de Minas region, who mobilizes others Brazilian coffee producers to join an organization dedicated to professional women who work with the coffee. In October, producer Josiane Cotrim, negotiated the signing of a letter of intent that will allow the coffee country have access to the International Alliance of Women in Coffee (IWCA, its acronym in English).

The organization provides consulting and technical assistance to producers in five countries - Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Guatemala, El Salvador and Colombia. The next country to join the organization will be Brazil. "We are in the process of mobilization. In March, traveled two thousand miles from Brasilia, the region of the Lavras Matas de Minas to discuss the work of the IWCA," said Josiane that includes only the organizing committee of the new countries adds to their projects.