The Shade Catalog
Available in both English and Bahasa, the Catalog helps Indonesian farmers select shade trees that are good for coffee, support and diversify household incomes and provide benefits to wildlife and ecosystem services. The Shade Catalog gathers existing data on trees found in coffee
landscapes – from the species’ main attributes, uses and benefits to
propagation and management tips – and makes it freely accessible to
support whole-farm planning.
Indonesia is one of the world’s largest producers and exporters of coffee with
nearly 2 million smallholder coffee farmers managing 1.2 million
hectares of coffee land in one of the most biodiverse areas on the
- Geographic scope: Indonesia (1st Edition); subsequent editions planned for Peru and other countries
- Languages: English and Bahasa
- Access: Freely available for download and printing under a Creative Commons license
- Produced by: Conservation International, the Smithsonian Migratory Bird Center and World Coffee Research
The Catalog is intended to be a living document and will be updated as more information or research becomes available for the included tree species.