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Climate change seen hitting Nicaragua's coffee

Wednesday, January 7, 2015


Climate change is expected to lower Nicaragua's coffee production by 5 percent this year, according to the country's national coffee council, Conacafé.

The Nicaraguan alliance of coffee growers said the country could lose $38.4 million in exports to climate change effects.

The figure is based on the international price of about $160 per quintal.

Full story (in Spanish)