Institutions for competitiveness in the Colombian coffee industry

Why is institutional reform needed for competitiveness in the Colombian coffee industry?

Project details

  • Client

    Mission from the Colombian government for the competitiveness of the coffee industry
  • Services

    Analysis of institutions of the Colombian coffee industry and proposal to reform rules of the game to increase competitiveness.


  • Team in charge

    Eduardo Lora

    Marcela Meléndez

    Mariano Tommasi

  • Year

  • Categories


Project summary

There are several reasons why increasing competitiveness in the Colombian coffee sector requires modernizing its institutions.

In this project, developed under the umbrella of the Mission for the Competitiveness of the Colombian Coffee Industry, a project of the Colombian government, we discuss the elements of the institutional setup holding back the industry‘s competitiveness and growth, and propose a route for reform of the rules of the game.