Regional Select is a new project we've created meant to highlight the unique profiles we have found inherent to specific microregions within Colombia. The regions that we are currently highlighting are Huila, Narino, Cauca and Tolima.
Coffee production represents the majority of income for residents in the department of Huila. Huila's production represents 16.30% of Colombia’s total coffee production. In last few years the production of specialty coffee has increased in Huila
Some statistics about Huila
- Coffee represents the 7.3% Gross Domestic Product
- 301,000 people depend on coffee activities
- 103,200 direct jobs and 198,000 indirect jobs in the coffee sector
- 96% of the producers are smallholders with an average size farm of 1.5 hectares. The smallholders produce the 82% of the coffee production.