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Climate Change Mitigation and Adaptation: Opportunities for Climate-Friendly Perennial Crop Farming Practices in East and West Africa and Southeast Asia. (A Review of Literature)

This literature review aims to identify climate‐friendly agricultural practices for coffee, cocoa, and tea that reduce emissions of greenhouse gases (GHGs) from the use of land, machinery, and chemicals; lead to an increase of on‐farm carbon stocks; and/or improve the resilience of agro‐ecosystems and farming communities to adapt to a changing climate, compared to local, business-as-usual practices. This comparison is based on surveys of scientific data related to GHGs and carbon storage, as well as predictions from models.

Ramon nut, a sustainable superfood - photo by Sergio Izquierdo

How will we feed the 9.8 billion people who will share Earth in 2050?