Scientists think Nicaragua could lose the majority of its coffee-growing areas by 2050.In 2012, coffee leaf rust affected half of the coffee across Central America – some producers in Guatemala lost up to 85% of their crop.In 2012-13 the damage in Central America amounted to about US$500m and put 350,000 people out of work.
proposed independent not for profit Central American Coffee Farmers Co-op fund for Nicaragua and Guatemala, where Local partners may include ;
- Climate Institute
- Fairtrade Australia & New Zealand
- Initiative for Coffee and Climate
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