In the past several years, the Colombian coffee industry has been ravaged by a disease caused by a dangerous fungus called leaf rust that had wiped out nearly half of its crops.

But things are getting better thanks to a group of scientists who seem to have come up with a helpful solution. They developed a way to grow fungus-resistant coffee crops.

Alessandro Rampietti reports from Chinchina, the heart of the coffee region.

Source: Al Jazeera