Resilience potential of the Ethiopian coffee sector under climate change

  title={Resilience potential of the Ethiopian coffee sector under climate change},
  author={Justin Moat and Jenny Williams and Susana Baena and Tim Wilkinson and Tadesse Woldemariam Gole and Zeleke Kebebew Challa and Sebsebe Demissew and Aaron P. Davis},
  journal={Nature Plants},
Coffee farming provides livelihoods for around 15 million farmers in Ethiopia and generates a quarter of the country's export earnings. Against a backdrop of rapidly increasing temperatures and decreasing rainfall, there is an urgent need to understand the influence of climate change on coffee production. Using a modelling approach in combination with remote sensing, supported by rigorous ground-truthing, we project changes in suitability for coffee farming under various climate change… 
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