Alert over coffee pest outbreak

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Le changement climatique menace les plantations de café en altitude

Plantation de café © AFP PHOTO/TONY KARUMBA

Coffee farmers should brace themselves for an outbreak of one of the crop’s most dreaded pests — the coffee berry borer.

Researchers have found out that due to global warming, the coffee berry borer’s population will increase dramatically and that it will spread to previously safe areas.

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