Coffee is a staple of the global economy, accounting for 15 to 20 billion USD worth of exports per year, and providing jobs for tens of millions of hospitality workers around the world. But as climate change, deforestation and biodiversity loss compound the existing inequities facing the world’s 25 million smallholder coffee producers – pushing many to diversify their farms and seek alternative, more economically viable livelihoods – the crop behind the world’s go-to morning pick-me-up faces an uncertain future.

In this session, CARICO Café share insight from their current initiatives in Bugisu, drawing on success stories and lessons learned to elucidate potential solutions to the multitude of environmental and economic catch-22s afflicting remote and high-altitude coffee farmers.

Promoting Smart Biodiverse Farming for Agricultural Sustainability in Remote Communities

Publisher: GLF

Language: English

Year: 2020

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