Hesselden, Fiona and Wood, Adrian P. (2016) Ethiopia’s vulnerable tropical forests are key to securing future of wild coffee. The Conversation. ISSN 2044-5032
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Coffee is the drink of choice for millions of us. But the world’s second-most traded commodity originates in Ethiopia – and its home is under threat.
Ethiopia isn’t all dusty deserts – far from it. The country also contains rugged highlands and lush, tropical forests. Coffea arabica grows here in its original, wild form. The forests of south-west Ethiopia are considered to be the birthplace of coffee and the centre of its genetic diversity.
|Subjects:||G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GE Environmental Sciences
H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor
|Schools:||The Business School|
|Depositing User:||Sara Taylor|
|Date Deposited:||07 Apr 2016 14:50|
|Last Modified:||17 Jan 2017 12:13|
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