Coffee introduction in Ecuador was in mid-19th century when plantations farming were started in the coastal region of Manabi, Jipijapa. The production of the highest quality coffee is always from small scale family farming specializing in certain bean species depending on their micro-climate.
Coffee and Biodiversity in Ecuador
Though Ecuador is known for being on top with the biodiversity wise with the most animal species and plants, deforestation is quite alarming where the tropical forest is declining at alarming rate. That is why we focus on agroforestry shade coffee which is grown below big trees or huge bamboo.
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Family Farm: Vitaliano Merino, Crops: Coffee, CitrusLocation: Imbana, Zamora-Chinchipe, EcuadorREAD MORE
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