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Our program coffeekids is celebrating success in Colombia with the release of the final Impact Report! 🌱🎉 This project changes the lives of 131 youth in the region, with 96 of them operating active businesses because…

Cultivating Coffee’s Next Generation in the face of climate change: Follow @ModFarm
with @sparkersays to our project

[ New Muddy Boots Blog ] An engaging knowledge sharing joint field visit 👨🏽‍🌾🌱
The Alliance for Resilient Coffee consortium members visit climate-smart interventions and project activities in Uganda,…

As part of our ‘Coffee of Tomorrow’ project in #Tanzania, CRS & @HRNStiftung teach #youth how to take advantage of small business opportunities by saving and borrowing in community savings groups. As a result, many have started their own small businesses!


Calling for increased investment in youth engagement at origin: @DailyCoffeeNews on our Youth Mapping Report together with @FoodLab_SFL and @safe_platform

In #Tanzania, advisors from CRS & @HRNStiftung are teaching young #coffee farmers to adapt in the face of #climatechange & plant hybrid coffee trees that are more resilient than local varieties in the face of drought, torrential rain & disease. #internationalcoffeeday

1 million Honduran people work in or depend on #coffee for their livelihoods.

This #InternationalCoffeeDay, explore @ConservationOrg's #storymap about challenges & best practices for #SustainableCoffee in Honduras:

#climatechange #agriculture

In partnership with @HRNStiftung, we’re training young #coffee growers in #Tanzania to use sustainable, climate-smart agriculture so their farms can thrive despite the impacts of #climatechange. #thefutureofcoffee #youth #InternationalCoffeeDay

Today on #InternationalCoffeeDay we celebrate smallholder families in coffee regions taking part in our projects around the world. They deserve rural prosperity as strong actors in the coffee value chain! For #thefutureofcoffee and Because Coffee Farmers Deserve Prosperity!

Without a doubt, #youth are the future of #coffee farming in #Tanzania. That’s why CRS & @HRNStiftung have partnered to support young coffee growers like Jenipher, pictured, by teaching them how to bring a top-quality product to market. #thefutureofcoffee #internationalcoffeeday

In #Tanzania, we’re building up the skills of #youth #coffee farmers by teaching best practices on mulching, pruning, fertilizer application, pest control and processing through our ‘Coffee of Tomorrow’ project. #thefutureofcoffee @HRNStiftung #InternationalCoffeeDay

Who’s ready for International Coffee Day?! ☕️🌱 Let’s come together as part of the worldwide coffee community and celebrate Coffee Farmers producing great coffee around the world on October 1st! For #thefutureofcoffee…

Today is #NationalCoffeeDay in the US and you get the chance to support our program @coffeekids with your cup of coffee. Find out, which Barista nearby participates. #thefutureofcoffee

@CLACFairtrade, @FAIRTRADE, @GCPcoffee and @HRNStiftung signed the historic #LondonDeclaration. Read the full story here: #coffee #

Making the #coffee sector understand how to invest best into climate adaptation to save coffee from the effects of #ClimateChange

In a changing climate smallholder coffee families pay the price. @Schiffman108 writes about, how that affects #Colombia and what scientists do about it. Like the initiative for coffee&climate.

Learn more about the Alliance for Resilient Coffee and how we're helping coffee farmers like Stella build resilience #HerImpact #feedthefuture

Farmer families are working hard to see a future in coffee. Not only because of income perspectives. Also because climate change is threatening the production. We support them to adapt and to mitigate. @sparkersays @SusFoodTrust

Less than a month until #InternationalCoffeeDay2019 Oct 1! Make sure to be prepared to support the next generation of coffee farmers through our program @coffeekids: Exporters, roasters, coffee shops, baristas to coffee lovers can get involved.

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In The News

HRNS Uganda partners with Impact Atlas to pioneer real-time tracking of farmer training (Aug. 20, 2019)

From Awareness to Adaptation: NGOs Release Major Climate Change Guidebook (June 18, 2019)

Climate Smart Coffee in Uganda (May 22, 2019)

Generaciones: un modelo de inclusión sociolaboral de jóvenes para jóvenes en comunidades rurales (Feb. 14, 2019)

Gender Inclusion and Climate Change (Dec. 21, 2018)

Young farmers hold the future of Colombias Coffee Industry (Nov. 18, 2018)

Café de Santa Margarida vence o 5º Concurso Força Café – PT (Nov. 8, 2018)

A learning exchange for improved extension to Uganda coffee farmers (Oct. 15, 2018)

The Future of Coffee Is in Our Hands: A Recap (Oct. 4, 2018)

Celebrating Women in Coffee This International Coffee Day (Oct. 1, 2018)

Sustainable Coffee Conference in El Salvador (Sept. 11, 2018)

InterAmerican Coffee and Non-Profit HRNS Announce Partnership (Aug. 27, 2018)

Brazil’s Fifth Annual Força Café Championship (Aug. 17, 2018)

Colombia and Honduras lead the way in tackling devastating coffee rust disease
(Aug. 8, 2018)

Coffee Kids Seeks to Flip the Script on National Coffee Day on September 29, 2018 (Aug. 8, 2018)

Los jóvenes rurales de Guatemala apuestan por la nueva generación cafetalera (2018)

New Documentary Provides a Profoundly Human Perspective on Gender in Coffee (May 24, 2018)

They studied in Uganda for their thesis (May 20, 2018)

Improving smallholder coffee productivity in Uganda one step at a time (May 15, 2018)

Top coffee producers sign joint pact to protect Indonesian rainforest (Apr. 16, 2018)

More for less: improving groundwater use for increased coffee production in Vietnam (2018)

Four-Year Program Launched to Assist 60,000 Uganda Coffee Farmers (Nov. 15, 2017)

Imperial start-up helps coffee farmers cope with climate change (Sep. 28, 2017)

With National Coffee Day proceeds, Coffee Kids brews opportunities for next-gen growers (Sep. 28, 2017)

Hanns R. Neumann Stiftung: Kapitalaufstockung zum zehnjährigen Bestehen (Dec. 14, 2015)

Jesko Johannsen

Team Leader Communications


Gabriela Tyggum

Marketing and Communication Specialist

Alliance for Resilient Coffee



Sarah Kenyi

Communication Officer

Alliance for Resilient Coffee




We offer downloads of fact sheets we have produced, images of our management, our logos and style guide. Please be sure to follow the style guide for our use of the logo, colors, and fonts, and feel free to reach out to one of the Communications Team Members above.

Uganda Youth Fact Sheet
initiative for coffee&climate fact sheet
Gender & Climate
Youth Brochure
Uganda Fact Sheet
ARC Fact Sheet
Els in the Field
Together for Strong Farming
Climate Smart Charcoal
c&c toolbox Tutorial
HRNS Supported by Smuckers
HRNS Field Visit: Kaweri Youth Project
HRNS Field Visit: Katamba Richard
HRNS Field Visit: Kimbugwe Patrick

Groundwater Recharge

Introducing The New coffee&climate toolbox

Our Work in Uganda
Michael Opitz
Managing Director
Jens Sorgenfrei
Managing Director
Jorge Tiemeier
Member of Executive Management

We have several versions of our logo that the fit the need for various purposes. Please be sure to read the Style Guide to determine which logo is right for you.

HRNS Style Guide (2017)