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The Coffee Podcast: Agricultural Research & Development
WCR NewsDate: 12.17.20
Dr. Timothy Schilling: A Life in Coffee
WCR NewsDate: 12.10.20
To honor the retirement of Dr. Timothy Schilling, founder of World Coffee Research, we talked to a dozen people who have worked closely with him over the course of his coffee career, which began in post-genocide Rwanda and continued to the creation of WCR, the first global, industry-led organization driving collaborative R&D for coffee.
WCR NewsDate: 11.17.20
In November 2020, WCR hosted a special discussion on virtuous and regenerative agriculture with Andrea Illy, Chairman of Illycaffè, and Dr. Rattan Lal, winner of the 2020 World Food Prize for his pioneering work to bring soil-health-centric approaches to increasing food production into the mainstream.
WCR focuses on farmer profitability in Latin America with MOCCA program
WCR NewsDate: 9.25.20
Since 2019, World Coffee Research (WCR) has been a partner in the Maximizing Opportunities in Coffee & Cacao in the Americas (MOCCA) program, which works with coffee and cacao farmers in Guatemala, El Salvador, Nicaragua, Honduras, and Peru to increase their profitability. The program is financed through the United States Department of Agriculture and implemented by TechnoServe.
WCR launches Latin American Breeding Hub hosted in Honduras
WCR NewsDate: 9.22.20
WCR is accelerating the creation of coffee varieties to meet the challenges of the 21st century through the launch of a new Latin American Breeding Hub in Honduras.