01 Jan '18, 4pm

Consumer choice: Shade-grown coffee and cocoa good for the birds, farmers, ecosystems

“There is potential for consumer choice to have far reaching and powerful impact,” Şekercioğlu told Mongabay.com. He hopes people will select shade grown coffee and cacao. “Choosing products that promote conservation and responsible farming practices provides those farmers with the financial incentive to take a risk and produce crops in a way that is economically risky but helps maintain global biodiversity. This project is just the tip of the iceberg. There are other investigations to make, such as how mammals interact with tropical agriculture, and how agroforests can even improve social justice in the tropics.”

Full article: https://news.mongabay.com/2015/05/consumer-choice-shade-g...

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