The Naturschutzbund Deutschland e.V. (NABU) is a non-governmental German organization. It is dedicated to conservation not only in Germany but also abroad. This includes the protection of forests, individual species of animals and rivers. NABU has worked for over 100 years for and is one of the largest, most well-known, nature conservation groups in Germany. It carries out specific conservation projects, has several awareness campaigns and maintains a research institute. NABU not only works in Germany but worldwide. Also at the origin of coffee in the Kafa region in Ethiopia.

Coffee and Deforestation

We are looking at many aspects related to sustainability in coffee. But one very crucial element for the long-term viability of coffee and coffee based livelihoods still has to enter our efforts. We need to assess and to care about the land footprint of coffee.