Gourmet guide gives a glimpse of the future of specialty coffee production

16 May, 2011 by (comments)

A new guide book to producing specialty coffee, and business models that will help improving coffee bean quality and boost farmers’ incomes, is due to be published imminently by the International Plant Nutrition Institute’s Southeast Asia Program. Click the cover image below to view chapter summaries and author profiles: While coffee is one of the most important commodities inRead More …

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Filed Under: Latin America and the Caribbean, Regions

A third of food produced goes in the bin each year

16 May, 2011 by (comments)

Globally we waste or lose approximately 1.3 billion tons of food each year – more than HALF of the world’s annual cereals crop – according to a new FAO-commissioned report. While in the developed world most of the food lost is through “wastage” – that is, good food is thrown away – in the developing world, food losses occurRead More …

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Filed Under: Crops @en