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04
MAY
2016

Competency assessment of Internal Inspectors for certified coffee

Internal inspectors from coffee organizations were given competency assessments which will contribute to meet international market requirements For two days, coffee growers in the central jungle of Peru were tested to measure their skills, as part of the process to become...
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18
APR
2016

Coffee with Science Forum promotes research for sustainable coffee production

Entities linked to coffee and development participated in COFFEE with SCIENCE, the first forum to share research experiences for the competitiveness of the coffee industry. The coffee sector needs to improve coffee cup quality, introduce pest-resistant varieties and implement...
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12
APR
2016

Training farmers on Integrated Pest Management

Climate variability due to climate change is creating an environment conducive to the spread of pests and diseases in coffee plantations. In response, under the Sustainable Development Model for Peruvian Coffee [1] project, a training process was conducted in Integrated Pest...
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25
MAR
2016

“Coffee and Climate” project launched to improve Peru’s coffee production

“Through this initiative, exports of aromatic grain are expected to increase and reach up to 5 million quintals in 2021.”¹ The “Coffee and Climate” project promotes climate-smart agriculture adapting coffee crop management to climate change, from the...
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11
MAR
2016

SCAN supports the Sustainable Coffee Challenge

“A call to action to make coffee the first sustainable agricultural product in the world” SCAN is pleased to announce that it is officially supporting the Sustainable Coffee Challenge. Conservation International, along with a dynamic and diverse coalition from across the sector,...
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02
MAR
2016

IX National Meeting of Female Coffee Growers in Lima, Peru

Female unpaid work saves more than 3,000 soles ($ 841 USD) per hectare in coffee plots Women participate in at least 45% of farming activities 30% of the production units are driven by women Over 50 female leaders participated in the IX National Meeting of Female Coffee Growers
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04
DEC
2015

SCAN Guatemala featured in LEISA’s Agroecology Magazine

LEISA has prepared a systematization document on what SCAN does, lessons learned and how to improve processes, specifically in Guatemala. From the final document, LEISA has prepared two articles, with input from SCAN, to be published in their Agroecología Magazine (in Spanish).
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27
NOV
2015

SCAN Peru and JNC Promote Forum on Specialized Technical Assistance in Sustainable Agriculture

The Sustainable Development Model for Peruvian Coffee project organized a forum on specialized technical assistance and extension for the coffee sector. During the event there were presentations on bottleneck issues, lessons learned and technical assistance progress.
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