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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

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Coffee Farmers Face Increasing Pressure To MigrateDaily Coffee News by Roast Magazine

This Guatemalan coffee nursery represents a small part of the labor, cost and risk farmers face when deciding to invest in their coffee farms. Photo by Oscar Leiva/Silverlight for CRS The drivers of migration remain the usual suspects: climate change, debt, prices, and,… Source link

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The Story of Coffea StenophyllaDaily Coffee News by Roast Magazine

Coffea Stenophylla. RBG Kew photo. As news of the potential demise of wild coffee due to climate change spread far and wide last month, one smaller subject was somewhat overlooked. In fact, it’s been largely overlooked for hundreds of years. That subject is Coffea… Source link

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An Elusive Quest?Daily Coffee News by Roast Magazine

Photo Credit: Philip Laubner, courtesy of CRS Coffeelands. Recurrent drought, which decreases both coffee and staple crop yields, can contribute to the decision to migrate. Francisco* migrated to Guatemala City several years ago. He worked the night shift, behind the… Source link

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ACE Cancels 2019 Nicaragua Cup of Excellence Amid Political CrisisDaily Coffee News by Roast Magazine

A woman stands near a burning barricade holding the national flag of Nicaragua. Public domain photo via Voice of America. The Alliance for Coffee Excellence (ACE) has announced that it is canceling this year’s Nicaragua Cup of Excellence competition and related… Source link

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ACE Tweaks Cup of Excellence Rules for 2019 Competitions and AuctionsDaily Coffee News by Roast Magazine

Judges at the 2019 Brazil Cup of Excellence. Brazil Specialty Coffee Association Facebook photo. As it pushes toward its 20th anniversary, happening later this year, the origin-focused coffee competition and auction program Cup of Excellence is introducing several key… Source link

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Major UN-Backed Land Fund Targets the Coffeelands of PeruDaily Coffee News by Roast Magazine

Daily Coffee News photo. Four coffee cooperatives and their surrounding lands in Peru have been identified for the first investment from a massive private and public development fund backed by the United Nations. The Land Degradation Neutrality Fund (LDN Fund), which is… Source link

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Global Coffee Platform and Hivos to Collaborate in Latin AmericaDaily Coffee News by Roast Magazine

Daily Coffee News photo. Two of the leading nonprofit organizations involved in global coffee sustainability, the Global Coffee Platform (GCP) and the Humanist Institute for Development Cooperation (Hivos) have signed a letter of intent to address some of the main… Source link