Beyond the Source – the co-benefits of water-smart farm practices

Last August (time is flying) we posted a summary of the Specialty Coffee Association’s Blueprint for Water Security in the Coffeelands. That paper presented 6 recommendations “to support action by coffee stakeholders committed to increasing water security at origin”. I want to highlight one of the key SCA recommendations, and how it links to an exciting new […]

SCAA Blue Print on Water Security at Origin

SCAA has just published the Blue Print for Water Security in the Coffeelands as part of its series on critical issues at origin. The Blue Print’s purpose is “to support action by coffee stakeholders committed to increasing water security at origin”   I believe the Blue Print can serve as a useful reference for highlighting […]

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Coffee’s role in the future of a peaceful Colombia

A few weeks ago, some exciting and hopeful news came out of Colombia.  You might have missed it, as It was predictably lost in the news cycle which was dominated by the horrific mass shooting in an Orlando night club; the permissive gun laws in the US; the Brexit and its global economic ramifications; the […]

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