World Coffee Research is thrilled to welcome Lucile Toniutti, an agronomist specialized in plant breeding, as our new molecular breeder. Toniutti holds a PhD in the ecophysiology and adaptation of plants from Montpellier SupAgro in France.
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WCR Welcomes New Molecular Breeder
WCR NewsDate: 4.10.18
Where to find us in Seattle
WCR NewsDate: 4.3.18
Next month in Seattle, the global specialty-coffee community will descend on Seattle for the Specialty Coffee Expo, taking place April 19-22. World Coffee Research (WCR) will be engaged in a wide range of activities at the show; here is a list of what we’ll be taking part in and some of what we’ll be checking out at Expo 2018.
Louis Dreyfus announces $50,000 commitment
WCR NewsDate: 3.30.18
World Coffee Research is thrilled to announce our newest member: Global agricultural goods merchant Louis Dreyfus Company (LDC), which has announced a US$50,000 commitment to World Coffee Research to boost coffee sustainability and support coffee farmers.
New manual for resilient coffee farming
WCR NewsDate: 3.21.18
A new Spanish-language manual promotes research-backed farm practices and disease management in a simplified format geared toward small family farmers. The manual, titled Guía para trabajo con familias productoras, was produced by researchers at the Tropical Agricultural Research and Higher Education Center (CATIE), with funding from World Coffee Research (WCR) and other partners.
World Coffee Research and Eximware Inc. Announce Global Partnership
WCR NewsDate: 3.15.18
World Coffee Research (WCR) and Eximware Inc. today announced a strategic partnership to advance WCR’s global mission to enhance supplies of quality coffee while improving the livelihoods of the families who produce it. An initial area of focus will be to introduce WCR’s “Check-off” funding mechanism into Eximware’s Partner XM commodity management- coffee trading and risk management- software platform. This will allow Eximware clients to seamlessly direct “pennies per pound” contributions toward WCR’s mission through streamlined collection and reporting.