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Rapid Innovation, Increased Funding for Research and Scientific Collaboration Could Mitigate Impact of Climate Change on the Coffee Sector

Rapid Innovation, Increased Funding for Research and Scientific Collaboration Could Mitigate Impact of Climate Change on the Coffee Sector

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Breeding climate resilient variants of the coffee bean is a key solution: Salvador Urrutia Loucel, Latin American Director, World Coffee Research The industry needs to adapt, change, or relocate. Alternate climate resilient coffee species being studied: Dr. Aaron Davis, Kew Gardens (UK), Farmers in India who experience crop loss due to wild animals, drought, forest fires are not adequately compensated for their losses: Prof. Sunil Nautiyal, Director, GB Pant National Institute of Himalayan Environment (NIHE) GenZ and millennials in particular are driving the coffee culture in India: Kailash Natani, MD, Sucafina Coffee is the world’s second most traded commodity after oil. Its production supports 25 million families and yet producers find it hard to make a return on their ma...