Brew and biodiversity: Over to small coffee farmers

By Prof Ashwini Chhatre Sep 27, 2020

Professor Ashwini Chhatre is the Co-author of a study that reveals that cultivation of all varieties of arabica coffee encourages tree species diversity, which is so necessary for sustaining wildlife and its habitats. The study done in Hassan, Kodagu, and Chikkamagaluru says conservation of Western Ghats’ biodiversity depends on these farmers growing the arabica variety in Karnataka. Read the news in New Indian Express.