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“Many people have taken our ideas to heart” - GIZ and ICAFE analyse impact of Costa Rica's NAMA Support Project in the coffee sector

14-03-2019
After over three years of implementation, Sandra Spies, project director of the NAMA Support Project on behalf of GIZ, and Carlos Fonseca, technical manager at ICAFE, take a step back to analyse and discuss the successes and challenges that have come with the project, and how it could serve as a model for other countries and sectors. Costa Rica aims to decarbonize its economy. How are the Coffee NAMA and the NSP contributing to that goal? Fonseca: One major effect of this NAMA will be to lower emissions in the agricultural sector, which will help us achieve that national target...

Nespresso and Coffee NAMA join forces to train coffee producers in Good Agricultural Practices

14-08-2018
The NAMA Support Project (NSP Café) will offer Nespresso technical support in calculating greenhouse gas emissions generated by farmers affiliated to the private company. By means of a Memorandum of Understanding signed in June 2018, the NAMA Support Project (NSP Café) and Nestlé Nespresso S.A. formed a strategic alliance aimed at training up to 2.000 coffee farmers affiliated to the company in topics of mitigating greenhouse gas emissions and adapting to climate change. The workshops will be held by Nespresso´s agronomers, incorporating Good Agricultural Practices (GAPs) promoted by the NSP Café and that are already part of Nespresso´s AAA Sustainable...

Over 1,200 Costa Rican coffee farmers trained in Good Agricultural Practices

03-05-2017
Coffee producers from all over Costa Rica received trainings on the topics of farm management, tree pruning, and sustainable soil management in order to increase productivity and minimize the impacts of climate change. In addition, they were presented with the NAMA Café and its NAMA Support Project. Over 500 people were trained directly in 9 workshops organized by the Ministry for Agriculture (MAG), the National Coffee Institute (ICAFE) and the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH and carried out by consultants from CIMS. Over 700 producers were subsequently trained on the workshops´ topics by their technicians. ​ 505 workshop...

The Coffee NAMA: Supporting coffee farmers and mills in Costa Rica

08-03-2017

Starbucks developes rust-resistant coffee in Costa Rica

27-01-2017

Failure to plant coffee of lower quality in the country

11-10-2016

Coffee cooperative produces carbon neutral coffee

02-06-2016

Farms improve sales potential with sustainable seals

02-04-2016

Costa Rican coffee already is carbon neutral

16-02-2015

Country goes to climate summit with agro agenda

29-11-2012