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Impact of climate change on coffee and tea producers in Kenya

The is the first guest blog from Martina Bozzola. Martina has just joined the ITC Trade and Environment team having just completed her PhD in Environmental Economics from the Graduate Institute in Geneva, Switzerland – bravo! Voices From the Field … Continue reading

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Climate change training in tea and coffee in Kenya

Last week, I visited Kenya and Uganda as part of an ITC needs assessment and review of a project on addressing climate change issues in the export agricultural sectors, including tea, coffee and cut flowers. Over the last year, ITC … Continue reading

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Linking trade, climate change and food security

  This week I attended an expert meeting on climate change and agriculture organized by the Trade and Markets Division at FAO. I gave a presentation on ITC’s experience in working on addressing climate change in traded agricultural commodities, specifically … Continue reading

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Tea disappearing from Uganda

ITC has been supporting the adaptation of the tea sector in Kenya to climate change. Here is a report on the situation in neighbouring Uganda. Here are the conclusions of a report by the International Centre for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT). … Continue reading

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How climate change hits tea producers

Tea producers in Kenya face hits to their productivity from increasing temperatures and water scarcity. Aid can be used to train farmers on improved water management. This video shows how ITC and its partners worked in the Chinga tea factory … Continue reading

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