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  • Hiring Regional Agronomist

    WCR News

    Date: 12.16.19
    Solene + Salvador

    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.

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  • F1 Hybrid Dec-2019

    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.

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  • Phillipines

    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.

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  • Get to know Jane Cheserek

    WCR News

    Date: 11.19.19
    Kenya IMLVT JC2

    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.

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  • Nursery

    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.

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