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Agua y Suelo para la Agricultura (ASA) Catholic Relief Services Central America Columns Dan McQuillan Farmer Issues land management Marie-Soleil Turmel Origin smallholder issues soil soil amendments Sustainability water Water Smart Agriculture

Water Smart Agriculture — Agua Y Suelo Para La Agricultura (ASA)Daily Coffee News by Roast Magazine

In coffee projects around the world, best practices and increasing yields are often the lynchpin in the strategy to improve smallholders’ livelihoods. By definition, a smallholder has a small tract of land, so the logic goes that to compete they need to maximize their… Source link

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Acom Agr-Logic Asia Central Highlands climate change Corporate crop diversification Daan Wensing Dak Lak environmental sustainability Farmer Issues IDH Industry International JDE Coffee Lam Dong land management Lavazza Olam Origin pesticides robusta Sustainability Vietnam

Problem and PotentialDaily Coffee News by Roast Magazine

The cover of the new report on Vietnamese robusta’s carbon footprint from IDH, The Sustainable Trade Initiative, called “Source or Sink” A two-year analysis of hundreds of Vietnamese robusta coffee farms found new evidence that single-crop (monocrop) farm systems… Source link

macadamia
agroforestry Central America Columns CRS Coffeelands Farmer Issues land management macadamia Origin smallholder issues Sustainability

Land Equivalency Ratio and Gross ProfitDaily Coffee News by Roast Magazine

In order to adapt to coffee crops that have been affected by leaf rust, Carlos Cano, 43 has turned to selling macadamia nuts. To address the drivers of migration — debt/prices and climate pressures — highlighted in the last post, we need to consistently seek a deeper… Source link