Government to identify suitable areas for coffee farming
The Bureau of Soils and Water Management (BSWM) said it is currently conducting a study to identify strategic areas in the country that are suitable for coffee and cacao production.
The study titled “Land Resources Evaluation and Assessment of Strategic Production Areas for Coffee and Cacao Project,” will determine the suitability of areas in terms of soil quality and climate.
“There is a need to evaluate the environment in which farmers are planting crops, particularly coffee, to take advantage of the increasing demand for it,” BSWM Assistant Director Sonia Salguerro said in a presentation.
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