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  In Myanmar, United States and United Nations aid agencies are both encouraging farmers to grow coffee instead of opium poppies, but tensions have arisen between the aid organizations, according…

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Collectively, the lands on which coffee is grown are being strained. Climate change, poor land management, chemicals, wastewater and numerous other factors both natural and human-made continue to threaten the…

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Over the past 36 months, the coffee industry has seen a wave of consolidations roll through the retail and manufacturing sectors, and those of us on the sidelines have been…

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coffee farmworkers

Every year, millions of people arrive at coffee farms to provide the labor necessary for coffee to be produced, harvested and later exported to consumers all over the world. Most coffee…

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Transitioning the entire coffee sector to make coffee the world’s first fully sustainable agricultural product would require a total investment of approximately $4.1 billion USD, and would take nearly 30…

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Wife and husband farmers Hasbulah Lubis, 44, (woman) and Rofiqoh Nasution, 35, harvest arabica coffee fruit from their coffee trees on recently deforested land in Pagar Gunung village near Batang Gadis National Park in Mandailing Natal, North Sumatra. © Conservation International/photo by Tory Read

Future coffee demand and the impact of climate change on suitable coffee growing lands have created the potential for coffee to be a major driver of deforestation throughout the world, according…

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From the SCAA 2015 Event lecture series in Seattle. SCAA photo.

In less than one month, the gavel will sound to open The SCAA Event in Atlanta. That means it’s time for the annual Coffeelands preview of some of the Event’s…

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sustainable coffee

Conservation International is unveiling the next phase in its Sustainable Coffee Challenge, a roadmap, tomorrow morning during the International Coffee Organization’s 4th World Coffee Conference in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Unveiled…

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