Why East African Coffee Is in Danger of Extinction

Poor agricultural practises among many smallholder farmers are causing the decline of coffee species like Arabica and Robusta, a study has revealed. Drought and lower crop cycles are also contributing factors. Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania is home to 15 of the 75 species that are threatened with extinction.

(file photo).

InFocus

See What Everyone is Watching

Don't Miss

AllAfrica publishes around 700 reports a day from more than 140 news organizations and over 500 other institutions and individuals, representing a diversity of positions on every topic. We publish news and views ranging from vigorous opponents of governments to government publications and spokespersons. Publishers named above each report are responsible for their own content, which AllAfrica does not have the legal right to edit or correct.

Articles and commentaries that identify allAfrica.com as the publisher are produced or commissioned by AllAfrica. To address comments or complaints, please Contact us.