News

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 […]
28 February 2020

Creation of an entrepreneurial initiative made up of women

It is now a priority to contribute improving the place of women in society, in particular by enabling them to gain autonomy. It is clear that […]
19 February 2020

Iniciativa de mujeres con apoyo del Proyecto Breedcafs Nicaragua

Watch the video of the BREEDCAFS partner SNV about the access to new varieties of coffee by creating and strengthening the technical, organizational and business capacities […]
7 February 2020

New high-performance Arabica coffee varieties are tested in Cameroon

For many years, CIRAD teams have been working on the genetic improvement of coffee trees in order to provide planters with productive coffee trees, resistant to […]

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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