WCR is hiring a Country Agronomist for Kenya
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WCR NewsDate: 1.30.19
Get to know Solene Pruvot-Woehl
WCR NewsDate: 1.23.19
As someone who grew up on a vineyard, working in agriculture always felt inevitable for Solene Pruvot-Woehl. After completing formal training in agronomy and getting her masters at ISARA-LYON, Pruvot-Woehl worked as an agricultural advisor in Columbia, and then started working with RD2Vision. Now she’s the project leader of the International Multilocation Variety Program, one of WCR’s core projects. The key aim of the project is to facilitate the global exchange of the world’s best coffee varieties.
Q&A with Tim Schilling, World Coffee Research
In preparation for their next hashtag#CropsInColor trip to explore the role coffee plays in people’s lives, Crop Trust reached out to Dr. Tim Schilling, Founder and Chief Executive Officer of World Coffee Research (WCR), for a quick interview.
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WCR NewsDate: 1.7.19
World Coffee Research is hiring Database Manager for Agronomic Research based in Europe.
Great Lakes Coffee Brings Farmer Profitability Trials to Life in Uganda
Project UpdateDate: 12.30.18
Mr. Baluku is one of the many smallholder farmers who works with Great Lakes Coffee, a green coffee sourcing, milling, and exporting company in Uganda.
Mr. Raphael Baluku has been getting a lot of questions about his coffee trees recently. In November 2018, the 54-year-old farmer—in Maliba subcounty, Kasese District of western Uganda—collaborated with World Coffee Research on the installation of an on-farm technology trial (OFTT) plot at his farm.
Located on a part of Mr. Baluku’s 0.219 ha coffee farm, the OFTT features the farmer's current variety, SL14, and two new varieties—SL28 and Batian—and improved agronomy treatments. Because Mr. Balu...