• The Plight of Jamaica's Small-Scale Coffee Farmers to Climate Change

    9 days ago - By Food Tank

    Photograph courtesy of Anne-Theresa Birthwright.
    Climate change has emerged as one of the most challenging issues facing the world. Global climatic change has resulted in new and unpredictable weather patterns which are impacting farmers and food security in different regions around the globe. In Jamaica, a noticeable decrease in rainfall and increase in temperatures over the last two decades has directly impacted Jamaica's small-scale coffee farmers. Farmers and researchers have noted an increase in pests and diseases and changes to the development of coffee crops, impacting production...
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