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April 16, 2015Knowledge Portal
Effect of farm succession on coffee production in Kenya

Coffee farmers in Kenya are elderly (average 55 years), and reluctant to release coffee farms to the new generation, leading to reduced adoption of new technologies and reduced coffee production despite its profitability and opportunity of expansion. The objective of the research study was to establish the effect of farm succession on coffee production in Kisii County. »

April 1, 2015Knowledge Portal
Coffee Toolkit 2014: sustainable coffee as a family business

This Coffee Toolkit (PDF) was developed for the coffee industry, in response to the demand for knowledge on how to best integrate women and youth in the coffee value chain and provides practical approaches and tools for stakeholders and service providers. The toolkit is a joint effort of the SCP, Agri-ProFocus, Fair & Sustainable Advisory »

March 3, 2015Knowledge Portal
Coffee Barometer 2014: building demand for sustainable coffee

The Coffee Barometer 2014 (PDF) is a bi-annual overview of developments in the coffee industry. This joint publication of Hivos, Solidaridad, Oxfam Novib, IUCN-NL and WWF discusses recent developments in the coffee market, standards and certification and provides an overview of case studies advocating adaptation strategies. Ecological, economic and social aspects of coffee production, climate »