The latest news and knowledge from World Coffee Research
U.S. coffee welcomes new bill to protect coffee supplies
WCR applauds the introduction of the Coffee Plant Health Initiative Amendments Act (CPHIAA, H.R. 965). The amendment authorizes research to combat pests and diseases that threaten coffee supplies and farmers by expanding the scope of an existing initiative at the U.S. Department of Agriculture.
Photo essay: Indian coffee—a learning journey
In December, a delegation from the World Coffee Research team traveled to Karnataka, India alongside a group of coffee scientists and ACDI/VOCA project staff from the Philippines to participate in an educational experience.
WCR welcomes Dr. Santos Barrera, new Research Scientist
World Coffee Research is thrilled to announce the recent appointment of Dr. Santos Barrera to the position of Research Scientist, Plant Breeding & Genomics.
WCR applauds U.S. Congressional support for coffee sustainability around the world
World Coffee Research (WCR) welcomes the enactment of the Global Food Security Reauthorization Act of 2022, included in the National Defense Authorization Act, this week in the United States. This legislation supports the economic empowerment and sustainability of smallholder farmers in low-income countries, who make up the majority of coffee growers around the world.
2022 in review: annual update from CEO Vern Long
A reflection on what WCR has achieved in the past year and the future of coffee