World Coffee Research CEO Dr Jennifer “Vern” Long talks to Global Coffee Report about the power of collaborations and why now is the time to harness science and technology to accelerate progress.
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Vern Long's Long Term Vision
PressDate: 9.12.19Publisher: Global Coffee Report Magazine
F1 Hybrids Explainer
Project UpdateDate: 9.9.19
While these varieties are still relatively new to coffee farmers and industry, it is difficult to imagine a future without them. No varieties in the past have been able to combine traits that matter to both farmers and consumers in quite the same way. F1 hybrids will be key to helping coffee producers remain profitable and resilient in the face of climate change.
Coming along in Kenya
Project UpdateDate: 8.21.19
Kenya was one of the first countries to be included in the International Multilocation Variety Trial.
World Coffee Research breeds coffee for the future
Project UpdateDate: 8.13.19
Work is underway at a new Breeding Hub in East Africa, which is using advanced breeding approaches to help combat low yield, climate change, and disease. A new article in Global Coffee Report highlights the work so far.
Re:Co 2019: Profitability from the Ground Up
Project UpdateDate: 8.6.19
Danielle Knueppel and Enrique Magaña's 2019 Re:Co presentation is now available on YouTube. In it, they discuss WCR's Global Coffee Monitoring Program, and explore how it uses rigorous, on-farm science to create a global data set that addresses the profitability of coffee farming from the ground up.