Climate-smart coffee in Uganda

Christian Bunn
May 22 · 4 min read
Women do most of the labor on coffee farms in Uganda (Picture ©HRNS Alliance for Resilient Coffee Uganda)
Coffee is vital for the economy in Uganda
Observed climatic trends in Uganda between 1980 and 2017, affected regions and major coffee zones
Most areas in Uganda will need substantial adaptation effort but with the right germplasm it can be done
Get the basics right first, then increase investment
Organizational development is key to unlock incentives for sustainable coffee production in Uganda
Christian Bunn

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Postdoctoral fellow at the International Center for Tropical Agriculture trying to help coffee and cocoa sectors to proactively adapt to climate change

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