Colombian coffee: Storming the taste test

8 October, 2015 by (comments)

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Filed Under: Agro-ecology and Economics @en, Latin America and the Caribbean

Going gourmet in Vietnam’s uplands

1 August, 2013 by (comments)

Hoa Bui sits crossed-legged, pouring green tea into small china cups with a thoughtful look on her face. An ethnic minority farmer in Vietnam’s upland northwestern district of Tan Lac in Hoa Binh Province, her stilted house is nestled in remote green sloping fields. She’s mulling over whether to grow chayote again this year – the leafy vegetable envelopingRead More …

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Filed Under: Asia @en, Crops @en, Regions, Soils

“Time is short and the stakes are high” – CIAT coffee studies cause a stir

15 January, 2010 by (comments)

CIAT studies predicting the possible effects of climate change on gourmet coffee production in Latin America feature in the January 2010 edition of the specialist industry magazine Coffee & Cocoa International (C&CI;). Described as “the independent voice of the commodity industry”, the C&CI; article assesses the threats “to some of the most celebrated coffee varieties” in the region, basedRead More …

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Filed Under: CIAT in the media, Latin America and the Caribbean, Regions