Ethiopian coffee yields threatened by climate change

By 2030, coffee farmers in Ethiopia and corn producers in Mozambique will have a full percentage point higher chance than they do today of experiencing a 25 percent or greater drop in annual yield. Conversely, cotton yields in Mozambique would become more stable.

 The effects of climate change on African crop yields in 2030 are projected to be uneven.

To read the article, see “How will African farmers adjust to changing patterns of precipitation?,” May 18, 2020.