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Helping Vietnam’s Coffee Sector Become More Climate Resilient

On Dec 17, 2020
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RT @climatesociety: Coffee accounts for 15% of Vietnam’s exports, and it is also a crop that is vulnerable to climate variability. Joseph Conway breaks down how a new application #ACToday has developed will help provide farmers with better, tailored information: https://t.co/dVhmQGoUPU https://t.co/pXbla1G4nk
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Rising temperatures and extreme weather have subjected Vietnamese coffee farmers to increasing uncertainties: longer droughts, more frequent floods, and severe outbreaks of pests and diseases that result in reduced productivity. To help farmers adapt to these climate-driven changes, the ...

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On Dec 17, 2020
@earthinstitute shared
RT @climatesociety: Coffee accounts for 15% of Vietnam’s exports, and it is also a crop that is vulnerable to climate variability. Joseph Conway breaks down how a new application #ACToday has developed will help provide farmers with better, tailored information: https://t.co/dVhmQGoUPU https://t.co/pXbla1G4nk
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Helping Vietnam’s Coffee Sector Become More Climate Resilient

Helping Vietnam’s Coffee Sector Become More Climate Resilient

Rising temperatures and extreme weather have subjected Vietnamese coffee farmers to increasing uncertainties: longer droughts, more frequent floods, and severe outbreaks of pests and ...

Love Coffee? Here's Another Reason to Care About Climate Change

Love Coffee? Here's Another Reason to Care About Climate Change

At least 60 percent of wild coffee species are at risk of extinction, and climate change will make wild Arabica endangered, new research shows.

To Adapt to Climate Change, Vulnerable Areas Need Better Forecasts

To Adapt to Climate Change, Vulnerable Areas Need Better Forecasts

Failures to predict drought and other weather extremes put people in African and small island nations at particular risk

For Vietnamese minority communities, climate change isn’t coming; it’s here

For Vietnamese minority communities, climate change isn’t coming; it’s here

Vietnamese minority communities, particularly minority women, are at the forefront of the climate crisis. They are developing their own coping strategies to deal with extreme weather.

Climate Change and Food Security: A Test of U.S. Leadership in a Fragile World

Climate Change and Food Security: A Test of U.S. Leadership in a Fragile World

Download the Brief THE ISSUE Climate change poses a considerable threat to global food security, with potentially existential economic, political, and social outcomes for humanity. ...

Non-party actions will hold the key as negotiations fail to deliver ambitious action

Non-party actions will hold the key as negotiations fail to deliver ambitious action

Today, more than ever, the transformation of food systems requires collective action in the face of COP25 results.

More Than Rice

More Than Rice

We wanted them to help us to identify the gaps and overlaps between the information decision makers need and the ability of climate agencies to provide it.” --Dannie Dinh, country manager ...

HOW WE CAN PROTECT THE WORLD’S MOST VULNERABLE COUNTRIES AGAINST CLIMATE SHOCKS

HOW WE CAN PROTECT THE WORLD’S MOST VULNERABLE COUNTRIES AGAINST CLIMATE SHOCKS

Research in Ethiopia shows that resilience programs work to reduce the impacts of climate shocks - including drought.

The future of food: droughts, wrecked crops, and empty plates

The future of food: droughts, wrecked crops, and empty plates

Climate change could bring back the farm crisis.

Experts are warning climate change and deforestation are putting more than half the world's wild coffee species at risk of extinction

Experts are warning climate change and deforestation are putting more than half the world's wild coffee species at risk of extinction

Research published by Britain’s Royal Botanic Gardens at Kew found current conservation efforts won't protect wild-coffee species long-term.

John Furlow: Helping Developing Countries Adapt to Climate Change

John Furlow: Helping Developing Countries Adapt to Climate Change

He and his team are deploying seasonal climate forecasts and index insurance to help Vietnamese farmers plan ahead for changing weather, and to enhance food security.

More Than Half of All Coffee Species Are at Risk of Extinction

More Than Half of All Coffee Species Are at Risk of Extinction

The popular Arabica bean, used in such rich blends as Java, is amongst the species threatened by climate change, deforestation

In a Beanshell: How Coffee Is the Story of Climate Injustice

In a Beanshell: How Coffee Is the Story of Climate Injustice

Yes, coffee will get more expensive as the world gets warmer. But that’s only half the story – and not the important half either.

We can't tackle the migrant crisis without fighting climate change

We can't tackle the migrant crisis without fighting climate change

Of course, people are fleeing their homes. They are starving, burning and dying in places they no longer recognize.