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He's coffee’s best chance against climate change. more

Jun 2, 2017 12:00 AM Features

Nepal's National Tea and Coffee Development Board is proposing a new strategic plan that focuses on coffee quality control and productivity. more

Nov 14, 2016 12:00 AM Coffee Report

Catalogue tracks sustainability efforts

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The Sustainable Coffee Challenge, the Global Coffee Platform and the Specialty Coffee Association of America created the Sustainable Coffee Catalogue, an assessment of sustainability initiatives in the international coffee sector. more

Oct 18, 2016 12:00 AM Coffee Report

One of Puerto Rico’s most prominent coffee-growing families plans to open a five-star boutique mountain resort aimed at wealthy tourists passionate about coffee. more

Oct 14, 2016 2:00 AM Features

The cradle of coffee may be its salvation as researchers working in Ethiopia identify farm-level adaptations to protect arabica from threats posed by climate change. more

Oct 13, 2016 8:00 AM Features

Laughing Man Foundation

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Actor's Laughing Man Foundation follows "Dukale's Dream" documentary with initiatives to promote fair trade, sustainability and social entrepreneurship. more

Oct 13, 2016 5:00 AM Features

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Coffee plantations require more detailed information than other plantations, according to Felipe Lopes, a specialist with Geoplanta Precisão. more

Dec 1, 2015 12:00 AM

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Photo by Frank J. Miller

Social reforms in the 1990s unleashed Vietnam’s entrepreneurial zeal elevating the country from a minor supplier to the world’s second largest coffee producer. Growers there are the most productive on earth. more

Dec 1, 2015 12:00 AM Features

Gender Equity

Photo Courtesy of Coffee Quality Institute

Three major papers from non-governmental organizations published in less than a month attest to the fact that gender equality, including women’s empowerment, continue as topics of great interest—in the world as a whole and in the coffee sector. more

Oct 1, 2015 8:00 AM Features

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Economist Roberto Vélez was recently elected by unanimous vote to lead the 550,000 families that comprise the Colombian Coffee Growers Federation. He talks with STiR editor Dan Bolton in this edition of Q&A. more

Oct 1, 2015 12:00 AM News

Roberto Velez Vallejo is unanimously elected to head Colombian Coffee Growers Federation (FNC) more

Sep 2, 2015 5:37 PM

GMO Protesters

By Alexis Baden-Mayer

As the debate on GMO foods ramps up steadily, charges of sell-outs and manipulation of data, along with claims of being on a lofty plane of spirituality or integrity, make it hard to evaluate the science involved. more

Aug 1, 2015 8:00 AM

Securing the Future

Photo courtesy Nespresso AAA - Caldas by Cafeeport 2015

Jun 1, 2015 12:00 AM Features

Coffee Report June 2015

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A new IBD/Global Environment Facility financed project focuses on improving water security in the Yallahs and Hope River watershed areas. more

May 1, 2015 12:00 AM Coffee Report

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