How Climate Change Is Threatening Tanzania's Coffee Growers

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Rainfall critical for flowering and fruiting of coffee trees is becoming less reliable in countries like Tanzania. Farmers lucky or wealthy enough to have access rivers counter dry spells with irrigation. (Courtesy Daniel Grossman)

Global warming is heating things up, and higher temperatures are causing all sorts of problems — including for coffee growers.

Reporter Daniel Grossman (@grossmanmedia) visited northern Tanzania, a source of some of the world’s best beans. Growers there say they’re finding weather conditions increasing unsuitable.

This story was supported by the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting

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