Throughout the questionnaires, the participants were asked to provide potential solutions to the threats of the area. It was most often the case that the proposed solutions would be of benefit to combating more than one threat. For example, intercropping and training, were solutions proposed for all 5 threats. For some ongoing projects in the area, companies have these 2 solutions as high priority to be implemented within the projects. Other proposed solutions included;

  • Water management systems
  • Fertiliser management
  • New Robusta coffee varieties
  • New/improved policies
  • New/improved drying methods
  • Farmer cooperatives

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