Francisco Anzueto recognized for years of service
On August 5, Dr.
Francisco Anzueto received a well-deserved award recognizing his 39
years of service and contributions to the global coffee industry. The award was presented at the XXVII Congreso Nacional del Café in Guatemala. Prior to joining World Coffee Research as the scientific coordinator for Central America, Anzueto worked for nearly four decades for Guatemala’s National Coffee Association
(Anacafé). He was their director of research from 1986 to 2014. His
research has focused on topics including plant breeding, nematology (the
study of nematodes), quality and food safety, as well as different
coffee environments and production systems, with experience in providing
technical advice to farmers. He is the author and co-author of numerous
At the awards ceremony, he was welcomed with thundering applause from the audience
while his proud family looked on.