Guardian: Fairtrade koffieboeren krijgen het moeilijk door klimaatverandering

Coffee bean farmers have been hit by unprecedented levels of pests and disease as temperatures rise. The Fairtrade Foundation is hoping that new links between British retailers and small farmers can help tackle the impact of climate change on supplies of some of the world’s tastiest coffee. In the past year, coffee prices have soared to an all-time high as production of the most aromatic and widely used type of bean, arabica, has suffered from unusual weather conditions worldwide.

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Krista Russchen

28 januari 2011