Recientemente, Michael Sheridan, quien trabaja para Catholic Relief Services en Ecuador, y escribe para el blog Coffeelands de esa misma organización, publicó sobre la entrega del Reporte Especial sobre el Impacto de la Roya en Centro América, elaborado por Red de Sistemas para la Detección Temprana del Hambre, (FEWSNET) de USAID. En el documento se resaltan … More La roya en el café y la seguridad alimentaria en Centro América
An easy to comprehend introduction to coffee Arabica specie, where it comes from, why is it unique, how weather variability affects it and what is being done to protect it from extinction. Research is one of the most difficult to achieve objectives due to lack of financial resources. Recently, World Coffee Research announced a check … More Kew Gardens – Beyond the Gardens – The Forgotten Home of Coffee
You would think so if you consider that leaf rust and other diseases are rapidly adapting to new variables of weather. But it is interesting to learn from the marketplace when all these predictions are taking place. Look at Colombia! Who would think that they would recover from such a loss due to that terrible … More Running out of coffee?
It is true that leaf rust has caused major damage in the coffee sector. And it will cause more in the next harvest season. Estimates account around 40% less production for the 2013-2014 crop. Just in Guatemala (but estimates are similar in Central America), 70% of the total production has been hit by the Hemileia Vastatrix … More Coffee leaf rust: react, act and adapt