Cutting out the middlemen and increasing local processing are commonly seen as the key to helping small producers capture […]
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Comúnmente se cree que evitar los intermediarios y aumentar el procesamiento local son claves para que pequeños productores puedan […]
What do black outs in 17 historic churches of Quito, Ecuador, Amazonian hot peppers, and conservation have in common? […]
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The holidays can bring a welcome change of pace, when we slow down and share time with friends and family. This sharing includes gifts which
As consumers become more focused on the origins of their coffee, the labels and certifications that should help us to identify those which
Really? I thought no one lived there” is a somewhat common reaction I’ve gotten upon meeting someone new and telling them that home for me is the Galapagos. To assume that these are uninhabited islands is not a far-fetched misconception—of the 300 islets and islands that constitute the Galapagos archipelago, only 5 have settled populations
This article was originally published on the CRS Coffeelands blog on October 23, 2015. In this piece, Jefferson Shriver describes how climate change is affecting coffee production, forcing many farmers to use other (often lower quality) coffee varieties, switch to non-coffee crops, or abandon agriculture altogether.
By Jacob Olander – The Amazon River draws together the waters of nearly half of South America. Recently those waters were the venue for a remarkable meeting, drawing together chefs, social entrepreneurs, writers, scientists, conservationists and business people to chart a course for the future of food from, and for, the Amazon.
Rows of combines roll in formation across regimented soybean fields. In the Brazilian Amazon, thousands of square kilometers have been cleared for the production of soy and beef for export. This is one way of producing food from the rainforest. But there are other ways. In Peru, an Awajun farmer tends her farm in the rainforest.