Threat to Tea Growing in Kenya

Climate change in East Africa is nothing new… Djibouti has been experiencing near-endemic drought since the early 2000s. Its large Kenyan neighbour is now growing worried about the climate threat that may well wipe out its main economic resource. Forecasts suggest a quarter of viable tea growing land will be lost by 2050…

https://www.rfi.fr/fr/podcasts/chronique-des-mati%C3%A8res-premi%C3%A8res/20210513-le-changement-climatique-une-menace-pour-la-culture-du-th%C3%A9-au-kenya

https://www.weforum.org/agenda/2021/05/climate-change-is-threatening-kenya-black-tea-industry/

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