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

Young people care about inequality because it is growing rapidly. But they’re not just sitting around waiting for someone to fix the problem. That's what we see at Coffee Kids: participants are hungry for economic opportunity and are willing to work for it

In a time in which #climatechange is reaching a rolling boil, #CoffeeIndustry needs to increase investments towards adaptation and mitigation. This catalogue and country profiles show how to do that.
@IDH_buzz @GCPcoffee @ConservationOrg @SpecialtyCoffee

Youth from our project in Huehuetenango, Guatemala presented drinks they created using coffee pulp at the first Specialty Coffee Festival of the region. Young people who turned from being not interested in coffee at all to be so excited! ☕️🍹

Climate Catalogue "Brewing up Climate Resilience in the Coffee Sector" can trigger cultural shift in the investments in coffee regions, participants during document release by @IDH_buzz @SpecialtyCoffee @ConservationOrg @GCPcoffee initiative for coffee&climate

"Idea of climate catalogue is not just to say, these are the challenges. More important is to see opportunities and where to act." Tessa Meulensteen @IDH_buzz at launch of Climate Catalogue with @GCPcoffee @SpecialtyCoffee @ConservationOrg initiative for coffee&climate #WOCBerlin


The #WOCBerlin continues. Don't miss the release of a climate catalogue tomorrow on Friday, June 7 10am. Paving the way for investments into climate resilient coffee production. Published by @SpecialtyCoffee @GCPcoffee @ConservationOrg @SpecialtyCoffee

Compartimos con #KarinaOrellana mujer valiente, productora de café, contribuyendo al desarrollo de nuestras familias y comunidades! Gracias @HRNStiftung por su apoyo! Con nuestros productores inicia #WorldofCoffee, orgullosos de 🇭🇳presentamos al 🌎 nuestro café ☕️!#CafédeHonduras


#KLU students putting themselves in the shoes of smallholder coffee farmers in #Uganda. Can they come up with innovative ideas in the #coffeesupplychain for farmers to live a better life? Our very own Tobias Voigt introduces the case at #ProfessionalDaySustainabilty

"Stop using flipcharts, start digging" says Christopher, Smallholder Coffee Farmer from #Uganda, during @coffee_partners panel discussion "An Unequal Pair" at @SpecialtyCoffee #WOCBerlin about farmers expectations for hands-on projects to sustain family coffee farming businesses.

Stronger inclusion of young farmers, supporting their involvement in production and marketing and exploring additional income opportunities is needed to ensure generational transition in #coffee production @jvonenden during Congress on Sustainability by Deutscher Kaffeeverband.

To young farmers, coffee is a cultural heritage. They want to continue with #coffee. But current situation is worrying and brings young farmers to the question, why they should stay. @jvonenden at Coffee Congress on Sustainability by Deutscher Kaffeeverband in #Berlin. #wocberlin

Tomorrow on June 6 11:15am, during @SpecialtyCoffee #WorldofCoffee in Berlin you shouldn't miss the panel discussion "An Unequal Pair: Coffee Industry Leaders & Farmers Discuss Their Needs & How to Align Them" with @coffee_partners and farmers from Honduras and Uganda. #WOCBerlin

Doing project work in the field is one thing. Knowing that it is scientifically sound the other. Find out, why our gender approach matches that. @IOBUA by Els Lecoutere

Climate Hazards and Coffee Investments: What Does a Resilient Sector Look Like? The lecture you shouldn't miss during @SpecialtyCoffee World of Coffee with @IDH_buzz @GCPcoffee @ConservationOrg initiative for coffee&climate

"The future of coffee begins with young farmers – but why should they care to continue producing?"
@jvonenden will speak about that during the International Coffee Congress on Sustainabilty by Deutscher Kaffeeverband, in Berlin. Get your tickets!

How forward-looking climate-information supports coffee industry to invest most efficient into smallholders explained by @bunn_coffee of @CIAT_ in #Uganda

What needs to be done to help 10% of global #coffee farmers to adapt to #climatechange? We interviewed, reviewed and analyzed data to develop a background study to support interventions in #Uganda @HRNStiftung @CIAT_ @IITA_CGIAR

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In The News

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)

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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
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HRNS Field Visit: Kaweri Youth Project
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Introducing The New coffee&climate toolbox

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HRNS Style Guide (2017)