Knowledge for a sustainable world

Jeremy Haggar

NRI's Professor Jeremy Haggar appeared on an episode of the CNN Business Africa Marketplace series, to discuss a ‘rediscovered’ coffee species, Coffea stenophylla, that has the potential to help futureproof the coffee industry against climate change in Sierra Leone: How enthusiasm is brewing over Sierra Leone coffee culture.

Prof Haggar was a co-author on a paper published in ‘Nature Plants’, where scientists from Sierra Leone, NRI at the University of Greenwich, Royal Botanical Gardens Kew and CIRAD (the French Agricultural Research Centre for International Development), reveal the results of an in-depth evaluation of Coffea stenophylla. Read the full news story Unearthing the ‘lost’ coffee of Sierra Leone, which inlcudes links to research papers in ‘Nature Plants’ and 'Frontiers in Plant Science'.

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