The regional agronomist will provide technical supervision and agronomic guidance to the WCR portfolio of all coffee research trials and to the coffee seed sector and nursery development activities. The Regional Agronomist will carry out agreed deliverables under the direction of the WCR Latin America Director; and he or she will coordinate for the execution of their activities with WCR programs and projects leaders and with the technicians of the Coffee Institutes in the PROMECAFE region.
News and knowledge
Hiring Regional Agronomist
WCR NewsDate: 12.16.19
N.J. Douek & Sons Announces Commitment
WCR NewsDate: 12.6.19
N.J. Douek & Sons this week became one of the largest Canadian supporters of WCR, supporting the organization’s efforts to use agricultural research and development to help ensure a sustainable coffee sector through a $10,000 commitment. In addition, Douek will support its coffee-roaster clients to fund global coffee research through an innovative program called the WCR Checkoff Program.
Request for proposals: Filipino Farmer Typology and Productivity Barrier Analysis
WCR NewsDate: 12.3.19
World Coffee Research is seeking a consultant to help with assessing the production constraints for farmers in the Philippines. This work should identify different typologies of farmers and detail the basis of this classification, and for each group, identify their specific constraints to becoming profitable farmers.
Get to know Jane Cheserek
WCR NewsDate: 11.19.19
Jane Cheserek is the head of the coffee breeding unit at the Coffee Research Institute in Kenya, and she’s one of the many experts who collaborate with WCR. Cheserek is the liason in Kenya for the WCR International Multilocation Variety Trial, the world’s largest multilocation coffee variety trial. She oversees the care and maintenance of the 29 varieties.
Open-access manuals support coffee nurseries
WCR NewsDate: 11.14.19
World Coffee Research (WCR) and Promecafe have launched two new manuals of best practices for coffee seed producers and nursery managers, which are available for free download. The guides are available in both English and Spanish.