COSA’s Carlos de los Rios and Mica Bennett contributed to a publication in the Journal of Rural Studies that focused on sustainably improving Kenya’s coffee production.
Kenya’s Arabica coffee is highly rated in the world and is a major source of income for over half a million smallholder farmers. Production has declined by 50% over the past 25 years despite efforts by initiatives. This study tries to answer what drives coffee production in Kenya. Read the abstract to this journal publication.