By collaborating with farmers to improve agroforestry and encourage using shade, much of the loss of coffee-producing land can be prevented. But we don’t know yet what combination of variety, ground cover, fertilization and shade density can deliver the highest profits to producers. That’s where the Global Coffee Monitoring Program comes in.
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Coffee, Deforestation, and the Global Coffee Monitoring Program
Vern Long's Long Term Vision
PressDate: 9.12.19Publisher: Global Coffee Report Magazine
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.
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.
Will Coffee Survive Climate Change? We Traveled to the World’s Highest Farm to Find Out
In this article for Vice's Munchies, reported Dan Gentile draws attention to the problems that climate change is creating for the coffee industry. WCR Board member and Intelligentsia Coffee President James McLaughlin comments on the work the industry is doing to support farmers. WCR's Scientific Director Christophe Montagnon is also quoted.
The Hidden Struggle to Save the Coffee Industry From Disaster
In this article for Medium, Elizabeth Dunn profiles the group of scientists who are scrambling to head off one unexpected impact of climate change - the death of coffee. The group? It's World Coffee Research. The article talks about WCR's inception, our impact since 2012, and our goals for the future.