28 Dec '11, 11pm

Coffee Quality and Sustainability. How should we prioritize keys issues?

Coffee Quality and Sustainability. How should we prioritize keys issues?

In the mid-1990s, before most industries were tackling sustainability, specialty coffee companies came together with NGOs and research institutions to address issues such as shade-grown coffee, organics and Fair Trade. 1996 marked the First Sustainable Coffee Congress at the Smithsonian Migratory Bird Center. Four years later, Paul Hawken, in his keynote address at the 2000 Sustainable Coffee Conference in San Francisco, noted that he’d never seen an industry take on sustainability so honestly and holistically. Since then, the specter of multiple, compounding issues has risen, threatening the viability of coffee production and processing throughout the world: climate change, water scarcity, ongoing food insecurity and poverty, population pressure and the land use shifts, human migrations and geopolitical turbulence that can result. This new global context has spurred many ...

Full article: http://www.scaa.org/chronicle/2011/11/04/coffee-quality-a...

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