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Leocadio Juracan Salome

General Manager, Services for farmers of the Altiplano, CCDA

Biography

General Manager of Services for Farmers of the Altiplano (Servicios Campesinos del Altiplano), Leocadio has spent his life working for small and medium businesses, particularly coffee farmers, in Guatemala. Born into poverty, at age 14 he was already working in sugar cane and coffee production while he supported his family and advanced his studies. Leocadio’s work has focused on ensuring fair prices, labor conditions and market inclusion for the rural working poor to ensure market inclusion.