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Tackling climate change: A coffee farmer’s view

17 Dec 2014, Guardian, the

Small-scale farmers in developing countries are among those most affected by the impacts of climate change. Unpredictable and extreme weather including higher temperatures, reduced rainfall, floods and droughts can dramatically reduce yields and may lead to some regions becoming unsuitable for crops that have grown there for many years, reports The Guardian...


General Facts
  • Population: 857 million (2005)
  • Density: 20 per sq km
  • Total Area: 42,322 sq km (X 1,000)
Source of data: OFDA/CRED International Disaster Database
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