A reading from ‘The Epicenters of Climate and Security: The New Geostrategic Landscape of the Anthropocene’ by The Center for Climate and Security that discusses the impact of climate change on crop security. The reading specifically discusses the impacts of climate change on coffee production in different parts of the world. It further lists countries that primarily rely on coffee export for economic sustainability and related security issues.
Students will understand the impacts of climate change on food security. They will also learn how climate-sensitive crops such as coffee relate to economic and political stability in some parts of the world.
Use this tool to help your students find answers to:
- How does climate change impact food security?
- What is the impact of climate change on coffee production?
- Discuss the impact of climate change on coffee production and security in Honduras and Uganda.
About the Tool
|Tool Name||Climate, Coffee and Security|
|Discipline||Social Sciences, International Relations|
|Topic(s) in Discipline||Food Security, Security, Coffee, Peace and Conflict Studies|
|Climate Topic||Climate and Agriculture; Climate Change and Food Security|
|Type of tool||Reading|
|Location||Global, South America, Africa, Central America, Honduras, Uganda|
|Developed by||Shiloh Fetzek in Epicenters of Climate and Security: The New Geostrategic Landscape of the Anthropocene eds Caitlin E. Werrell and Francesco Femia|
|Hosted at||The Center for Climate and Security|