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We partnered with Impact Atlas in Uganda to strengthen our data collection and enhance our operational decision-making using real time, reliable data. Today, we are tracking monthly training and agronomy adoption visits in real time!!

Developing innovation for the organizational setup. With inspiration from intercultural experiences and Team spirit. Four countries, Eight people, ONE aim! ✨ @ Hamburg, Germany

The initiative for coffee&climate supports coffee farming families in Central America to effectively respond and adapt to climate change! Watch to learn about our focus and intervention areas in the region!

#Sundayreads 📖 Mix today's #coffee with some insights about the origins of #Arabicacoffee in Ethiopia 🇪🇹 & learn about activities to improve the coffee's #sustainable production ➡️ @UNESCO @HRNStiftung

Did you know that ICP is together with @AustrianDev active in #Ethiopia? Our Chairperson @kathrinelofberg and Desalegn Eyob, Country Director from our implementing partner @HRNStiftung, answer all important questions about it. You have more? Let us know!

Not being able to meet their family’s living needs made Grace Mbise and her husband, from West Kilimanjaro in Tanzania, anxiously look for new alternatives. They found one: POTATOES!

"There’s a new resource for actors throughout the coffee world to explore information and resources towards developing climate resiliency and adaptation in the coffee sector." via @DailyCoffeeNews

Spreading holiday cheer from our HRNS family to yours!

We look forward to working with each and everyone of you to make 2020 even more successful! Thank you for being part of this journey and supporting coffee farmers reach the prosperity they deserve! Happy Holidays!

The next generation is the one shaping the globe of the future. And it is not only skills and education that empowers the young people to become leaders of the future. Self-confidence, developing visions and…

Mauro GarcĂ­a and Pablo Ruiz our CA Co-Managers, met with the Vice Presidents of Guatemala, El Salvador and Honduras to present the creative idea of a Trifinio Specialty Coffee and Coffee Blend. The pilot program seeks to promote the best coffee qualities found in the region!!


How exactly does coffee benefit Brazil’s Casa de Crianca, or “House of Children”? @HRNStiftung has worked with Casa and the Forca Cafe Championship to have a voluntary per-pound premium on winning coffees that go directly to Casa. Read more here:

The Alliance for Resilient Coffee relaunched website. Serving private and public partners in coffee on how to react to effects of climate change in production.

@FeedtheFuture @USAID @IITA_CGIAR @ConservationOrg @RootCapital @WCoffeeResearch @FoodLab_SFL

“How can we professionalize coffee, across the industry, so it is worthy of the talent and aspirations of youth in coffee producing communities?”, asks Joanna Furgiuele from our team in North America in @SpecialtyCoffee latest 25-Edition.

Our program @coffeekids presented its Impact Report 2019. Many achievements and even more opportunities to get involved. #thefutureofcoffee

Understanding how climate change affects coffee production is key for those providing technical assistance to producers. Through @HRNStiftung-led SAFE projects, dozens of people in Central America are learning about mitigation and adaptation practices.

Is your coffee ready for climate change? Learn more from the Alliance for Resilient Coffee. An action based consortium including @HRNStiftung, @IITA_CGIAR, @CIAT_, @ConservationOrg, @WCoffeeResearch, @RootCapital and funded by @USAID.

If you're interested in #coffee and #climate, check out the new web page for The Alliance for Resilient Coffee. #CIAT_ is proud to partner with @HRNStiftung, @ConservationOrg, @WCoffeeResearch, @IITA_CGIAR and @RootCapital on this work supported by #usaid

We salute the team in Vietnam with Regional Manager Dave D'haeze on the final conference for our project on "More Coffee With Less Water" with @Nestle and @SwissMFA. The Ministry of Agriculture awarded Dave a medal for 20 years of support in the coffee sector. Congratulations!


#HRNSUganda joins the regional #16DaysofActivism campaign spearheaded by @GBVNet to highlight #WorkplaceSexualHarassment and what we can each do to create change because everyone deserves to feel safe, respected & dignified at work! #EndSexualHarassment #SafeWorkplaces4Women

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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 inclusiĂłn sociolaboral de jĂłvenes para jĂłvenes 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)

CafĂ© de Santa Margarida vence o 5Âş Concurso Força CafĂ© – 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 jĂłvenes rurales de Guatemala apuestan por la nueva generaciĂłn 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)

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Team Leader Communications


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Marketing and Communication Specialist

Alliance for Resilient Coffee



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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
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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)