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WCR Partners with 1% for the Planet
World Coffee Research is a new nonprofit partner of 1% for the Planet, an alliance of more than 5,000 business and individual members that give back to support environmental nonprofits.
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U.S. announces $6m for coffee leaf rust research
A new four-year, $6 million grant will support coordinated research to address the threat of coffee leaf rust for coffee farmers in Hawaii and Puerto Rico. Its impact, however, will extend far beyond U.S. growers to help the global coffee community combat leaf rust.
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CEO Update
For International Coffee Day 2021, we are taking a moment to reflect on what we’ve accomplished at WCR in the past couple years and what we have in store for the months and years ahead.
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Closure of the Global Coffee Monitoring Program
Effective September 1st, 2021, World Coffee Research is closing its Global Coffee Monitoring Program, a global network of on-farm trials. This programmatic shift implements WCR’s planned evolution toward our 2021-2025 strategy. It reaffirms our commitment to invest in programs that deliver the highest returns for farmers, coffee producing countries, and WCR member companies.
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WCR Releases 2020 Annual Report
In 2020, despite a year of enormous challenge and uncertainty, 217 coffee companies—representing one-fifth of the global coffee market share—continued their support for collaborative science and innovation to secure a sustainable future for coffee. Read more about what we do, and the results of our ongoing research, in our 2020 Annual Report.