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DEPARTMENTS Comment


Coffee World Diary


People Plant & Machinery


Shipping & Warehousing Cocoa World ICO


ICCO Profile


FEATURES


US 20 Fair Trade USA’s President & CEO Paul Rice explains why the organisation recently left FLO and what it hopes to achieve


BRAZIL 23 Brazil’s next crop is expected to be a large one, but not quite as large as originally anticipated


EUROPEAN IMPORT FACILITIES


Liffe is believed to be about to introduce new rules for minimum movement-out levels at warehouses holding certified coffee


LATIN AMERICA


Latin American cocoa growers are in recovery mode and production is increasing steadily


CLIMATE CHANGE


Research suggest that carbon stored on coffee farms could offset emissions right along the value chain


TERMINAL MARKETS


Liffe is consulting with industry about delivery limits for commodities such as Robusta coffee and cocoa


CHILD LABOUR


Members of the European Parliament have called for action against child labour in the cocoa industry


COFFEE & COCOA SCIENCE


Dr Peter Baker looks at some of the latest academic publications appearing on the CABI Abstracts database


QUALITY CONTROL


C&CI looks at some of the latest developments in this important area


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COVER Farmers in Darién, Colombia


tend their coffee plants, which are intercropped with rows of tomato plants. (photo: Neil Palmer, CIAT)


Volume 39 Number 1 www.coffeeandcocoa.net


March 2012


LIFFE plans new rules for


commodity contracts


Carbon neutral farmers offset emissions across the value chain


Slow progress towards new International Cocoa Agreement


Fair Trade USA: why we parted company with FLO


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