Pictures from the coffee zone

1 September, 2009 by (comments)

Colombia’s world famous coffee zone, or zona cafetera, is under pressure. Climate change has triggered an exodus of growers unable to fight rising temperatures, erratic rains and increasing pest and disease pressure. Many are small farmers without the money or technology to adapt. This set of pictures, from the towns of Balboa and Apía in the heart of theRead More …

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