Work is underway at a new Breeding Hub in East Africa, which is using advanced breeding approaches to help combat low yield, climate change, and disease. A new article in Global Coffee Report highlights the work so far.
News and knowledge
World Coffee Research breeds coffee for the future
Project UpdateDate: 8.13.19
Re:Co 2019: Profitability from the Ground Up
Project UpdateDate: 8.6.19
Danielle Knueppel and Enrique Magaña's 2019 Re:Co presentation is now available on YouTube. In it, they discuss WCR's Global Coffee Monitoring Program, and explore how it uses rigorous, on-farm science to create a global data set that addresses the profitability of coffee farming from the ground up.
Re:Co 2017: Coffee Conservation Strategy
Project UpdateDate: 8.1.19
Dr. Sarada Krishnan's Re:Co 2017 presentation about her work as the coffee expert in the development of the Global Strategy for Conservation of Coffee Genetic Resources, released in early 2017.
[Webinar] Coffee Farm Profitability from the Ground Up
Project UpdateDate: 7.17.19
As the coffee price crisis wears on, our partners at the SCA Sustainability Center have created a webinar series on the economic sustainability of coffee production. They invited WCR to present about the Global Coffee Monitoring Program, a major global trial investigating coffee farming profitability from World Coffee Research.
Coffee's missing seed sector
Project UpdateDate: 6.6.19
The best plants and farming practices in the world aren’t worth a thing if they are not available to the farmers who need them. Though WCR is not a seed company or extension service, our work doesn’t stop with creating and testing the best new technologies and knowledge. It extends to programs that make them accessible to farmers.