This book collects the findings of a group of scientists and economists who have taken stock of climate change impacts on food and agriculture at global and regional levels over the past two decades.
“Life depends on the soil. We walk on it every day, but people forget it. ”Drew Hemment leads the Grow Observatory project, a platform that connects local farmers to improve land use and raise people's awareness of the conditions of a soil that is under a pressure that continues to increase.
More than 80 percent of the world’s coffee is produced by smallholders. Despite their integral role, these farmers face significant challenges that threaten their livelihoods and the long-term viability of the global coffee supply chain.
For more than 30 years, CIRAD and CATIE have been contributing through their joint projects to improving the quality of life of rural populations in Central America. A partnership based on issues that have become critical for the region – climate change, natural resource management, development linked to cocoa- and coffee-based farming systems.