Tag: Drought

By Lise Alves, Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Coffee exports (including green grains, soluble, roasted and grounded) registered an increase of 9.9 percent in volume during the 2013/2014 season, but declined by 11.6 percent in revenues, according to CeCafe...
By Lise Alves, Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL - The governor of São Paulo, Geraldo Alckmin, reiterated this past weekend plans of applying a fine to those using too much water, requesting an increase of up to thirty percent starting...
By Lise Alves, Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL - The effects of one of the worst droughts in decades, which plagued a large percentage of the coffee-growing areas in Brazil at the beginning of the year, is likely to lead...
By William Jones, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Brazil is facing a distinct possibility of experiencing power and water rationing due the severe drought that the country has been experiencing since the beginning of the year, according to...
By Lucy Jordan, Senior Contributing Reporter BRASÍLIA, BRAZIL – For the first time since 2002 Brazil may be forced to introduce power rationing, as high temperatures and a relentless drought in the Northeast have severely diminished reservoir levels. President Dilma...

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