Improving Coffee in Rwanda the GIS Way

Weather has always been the farmer’s biggest concern because of its capricious nature. Though in many areas it’s become fairly predictable, in most parts of the world it can change over time or even suddenly, making agricultural decisions a gamble. For the coffee growers - as with many other crops -a harvest can be made or destroyed by one weather event. Since the farmers can’t control the weather, the answer is to make other improvements to strengthen the coffee plants and support services. 

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