Coffee Farming and Soil Management in Rwanda

@article{Nzeyimana2013CoffeeFA,
  title={Coffee Farming and Soil Management in Rwanda},
  author={I. Nzeyimana and A. Hartemink and J. de Graaff},
  journal={Outlook on Agriculture},
  year={2013},
  volume={42},
  pages={47 - 52}
}
Agriculture is the cornerstone of Rwanda's economy. The authors review how the sector has changed and specifically what soil management practices are now being implemented to enhance coffee production. Coffee covers around 2.3% of total cultivated arable land, and is grown mainly by smallholder farmers on plots of less than one hectare. Rwanda produces high-quality speciality or fully washed coffee, which is intercropped with annual crops due to land scarcity to enable farmers to achieve a… Expand
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