Featured Report: This paper, developed the SCAA Sustainability Council, provides an overview of some potential impacts of climate change to the coffee value chain. It also examines some of the work being done by industry and community leaders in case studies on mitigation and adaptation strategies, and it makes recommendations for how all stakeholders in the industry can participate in building a more resilient coffee sector.


A protocol is a specific process recommended by the SCAA Standards Committee and Professional Development Department. A SCAA protocol is a qualifiable recommended process that the standards committee has agreed upon and may include individual standards.