WCR releases 2020 annual report
In 2020, the world was tested in unprecedented ways, and coffee agriculture was no exception. The global pandemic and continuing climate emergency prove beyond a doubt that diversity confers resilience. "The climate is not warming to industries leaving crop development to chance," says Doug Welsh, vice president of coffee and roastmaster for Peet’s Coffee & Tea, and chair of the World Coffee Research (WCR) board of directors. "The world without World Coffee Research increasingly looks like the world without coffee.”
World Coffee Research (WCR) acts as a bridge between industry market demand and national research programs to bring tools and approaches with proven track records in other crops to accelerate progress in coffee agricultural research, driving value for the global industry, from farmers to consumers.
Our 2020 Annual Report, available in English, Spanish, and Japanese,
provides the latest look at what we have produced through this
approach, in collaboration with our global network of partners. The 2020
Annual Report highlights several accomplishments of WCR and our
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