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Climate change: Key crops face major shifts as world warms

The parts of the world suitable for growing coffee, cashews and avocados will change dramatically as the world heats up, according to a new study.

Key coffee regions in Brazil, Indonesia, Vietnam and Colombia will all “drastically decrease” by around 50% by 2050.

  • BBC

Suitable areas for cashews and avocados will increase but most will be far from current sites of production.

The authors say that greater efforts must be made to help farmers adapt.

Coffee is one of the world’s most important crops, not just as key beverage but as a livelihood for millions of small farmers…

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