Climate-Smart Production of Coffee: Achieving Sustainability and Ecosystem Services


SKU: 9781786764836
Editor: Muschler, Reinhold
Contribution by: Brando, Carlos H J Regio, Gabriele Pohlan, H A Jürgen Janssens, Marc J J Salazar Centeno, Dennis José Torrico-Albino, Juan Carlos Bronkhorst, Ruud Gaitán-Bustamante, Álvaro Carlos Arias-Suarez, Juan Flórez-Ramos, Claudia Patricia Brando, João Alberto P Aristizábal-Aristizábal, Luis Fernando Daivasikamani, S Ranjini, A P Hajian-Forooshani, Zachary VanderMeer, John Flood, Julie Carneiro, Regina F a Dos Santos, Marcilene Fanton, Cesar J Queiroz, Renan B Zambolim, Laércio Pagotto Ronchi, Cláudio
Publication Date: 10/04/2022
Publisher: Burleigh Dodds Science Publishing Ltd
Binding: Hardcover
Media: Book
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Coffee cultivation faces a number of crucial challenges, including increasing biotic and abiotic stresses related to climate change, environmental degradation in high-input systems, global oversupply and low prices. The coffee sector needs more resilient and sustainable methods of cultivation to produce a higher quality product at manageable cost and minimum environmental impact.

Climate-smart production of coffee: Achieving sustainability and ecosystem services provides a comprehensive and authoritative review of how resilience and sustainability can be achieved using a distinctive agroecological approach, based on improving cultivation through optimising ecosystem services. It shows how these principles can be applied throughout the value chain in coffee cultivation, from breeding to post-harvest practices.

Edited by Professor Reinhold Muschler, CATIE, Costa Rica and contributions by internationally renowned experts, Climate-smart production of coffee: Achieving sustainability and ecosystem services will be a standard reference on best practice in sustainable coffee production for use by researchers; coffee growers, particularly smallholders, coffee manufacturers and retailers; government and non-governmental agencies.