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Heavy weather for coffee farmers

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28 september 2016

Climate change is hitting the Colombian Andes hard. Coffee farmers are seeing their harvests threatened by heavy rains alternating with long droughts. Young people armed with Wageningen knowledge are supporting their efforts to make their water and soil management climate-proof.

In the article ‘Heavy weather for coffee farmers’, Wageningen World describes the impact of climate change on the production of coffee. Today, Tuesday 27 September, the latest issue of Wageningen World will reach the letter boxes of alumni and partners. The magazine is also available in digital form.

Also worth a read: Cockerels back on the menu

About 45 million cockerel chicks of laying hens are killed annually just one day after hatching. The article ‘Cockerel back on the menu’ tells of the alternatives to killing these cockerels, such as putting them back on the market or intervening during the embryo phase.

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