The initiative integrates national and regional efforts to achieve a more competitive, sustainable and inclusive coffee production, and will benefit over 330,000 small and medium-sized coffee growing families in the region.
The initiative will be carried out over the next five years and is expected to benefit 330 thousand coffee-growing families.
Forecasts warn of a powerful climatic event that could last through 2016.
Held within the framework of COP21, an exchange of ideas was carried out to encourage the sectors to join efforts in facing the challenges of climate change.
They called on research centers and international funding and cooperation organizations to support national, regional and hemispheric programs that will foster increased productivity across the continent.
To protect agriculture, experts recommend adjusting seeding schedules, using water catchment systems, and planting drought-resistant varieties.