Our webinar “Unspoken Realities” is now online!

Our webinar “Unspoken Realities” is now online!

Our webinar, “Unspoken Realities: About the safe use and handling of agrochemicals” is now online! During our webinar, Lilian Törnqvist, Senior Advisor at the Swedish Chemicals Agency (KEMI), and Thomas Alveteg, Senior Program Specialist at the Swedish International...
The effects of agrochemicals on the environment

The effects of agrochemicals on the environment

If used correctly and safely, agrochemicals can prevent and control pests, diseases, and weeds to greatly improve the harvests of coffee farmers. However, during spraying, only a small amount of the toxic chemicals reaches the targeted pests, diseases, and weeds. The...
The unsafe use of agrochemicals by coffee farmers

The unsafe use of agrochemicals by coffee farmers

The effects of climate change are triggering increased incidents of pests and diseases in coffee production which if not controlled, can significantly reduce farmers’ yields. That is why many smallholder coffee farmers combat pests and diseases using various types of...
Dear coffee sector, we need to talk about agrochemicals

Dear coffee sector, we need to talk about agrochemicals

When we talk about coffee production, we talk about the climate crisis, the matters of women and youth, the productivity and quality of crops, and the livelihood of smallholder farming families. But talking about all these very important topics, we oftentimes neglect...