30 May '12, 1am

New blog post: Sips: Climate impact and adaptation, FT4All evaluation

Potential impacts of climate change: In India, prolonged dry spells and shifting climate may be leading to more severe attacks of white stem borer on arabica coffee, while in Central America rain extending into the typical dry season diminished pollinator diversity and led to lower yields in some situations. In Peru, coffee farmers are aiming to reforest 5000 ha and utilizing carbon credits, both to help them adapt to climate change. Two good posts on the prospects of evaluating the new Fair Trade For All initiative at CSR Coffeelands: The FT4All pilots: What does success look like? and The FT4All Pilots: How to measure success .

Full article: http://www.coffeehabitat.com/2012/05/sips-climate-and-ft4...

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