Climate-Smart Production of Coffee: Improving Social and Environmental Sustainability


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, concern about its environmental impact and the vulnerability of many smallholder coffee farmers.

Climate-smart production of coffee: Improving social and environmental sustainability addresses the need for more resilient and sustainable methods of cultivation which produce high-quality products at a reduced cost with minimum environmental impact. The book reviews how coffee production can be optimised throughout the value chain, from breeding to postharvest, with a particular focus on integrated management of pests and diseases.

With contributions from a wide range of internationally-renowned experts, the book shows how coffee production can be made more economically, environmentally and socially sustainable in the face of climate change.