Resilience potential of the Ethiopian coffee sector under climate change

  title={Resilience potential of the Ethiopian coffee sector under climate change},
  author={J. Moat and Jenny Williams and S. Baena and T. Wilkinson and T. W. Gole and Z. K. Challa and S. Demissew and A. Davis},
  journal={Nature Plants},
  • J. Moat, Jenny Williams, +5 authors A. Davis
  • Published 2017
  • Medicine, Geography
  • 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… CONTINUE READING

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