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17 March 2021

New Arabica F1 hybrids created overcome local varieties in Vietnam for cup quality

17 March 2021 In the North-West mountainous provinces of Vietnam, the H2020 BREEDCAFS project investigates since 2017 the agronomic performances of the new Arabica F1 hybrids […]
5 March 2021
BSPP Infographics Student Competition 2020

BREEDCAFS Project in BSPP Infographics Student Competition

5 March 2021 This year the British Society for Plant Pathology launched its first student infographic contest to encourage a new way of communicating science. Athina […]
8 January 2021
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Vietnamese and French authorities visited the BREEDCAFS DEMOplot

In the framework of WP3, 12 DEMOplots were installed in Vietnam to investigate the performance of the new F1 hybrids of Coffea arabica compared with the […]
18 September 2020

Interview to the Project Coordinator Benoît Bertrand

Why developing new coffee varieties? Read the interview to BREEDCAFS Project Coordinator, Benoît Bertrand, done by Le Filtre (the interview is in French). READ HERE >>
25 June 2020

CIRAD news in agricultural research

CIRAD is involved in a wide range of important agricultural research in Mediterranean and tropical regions throughout the world, including in coffee-growing regions. It’s rare these […]
25 May 2020

Selling Sustainability Short? The private governance of labor and the environment in the coffee sector

Can private standards bring about more sustainable production practices? This question is of interest to conscientious consumers, academics studying the effectiveness of private regulation, and corporate […]

BREEDing Coffee for AgroForestry System

EU Contribution

4200000

Months Duration

48

Partners

16

Researchers

77

Project Progress 75%

This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement n. 727934

The Project

Agroforestry is one way of adapting coffee production to climate change, but few varieties are suitable. BREEDCAFS aims to diversify the range of varieties available for this more sustainable production method.

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