The natural, agricultural and commercial challenges faced by the industry require breaking paradigms, investigating more, risking more and committing to technology to innovate and find new routes of viability for coffee.
Climate change is just one of the great challenges facing producers around the world. This and other threats are the subjects that the industry is obliged to discuss in academic and scientific circles.
The Center for Coffee Research and Education will be co-hosting the second edition of the World Coffee Science Summit, which will be held in San Salvador, El Salvador, from June 6 to 8, 2018.
There is still time to register. Go to coffeesummit.org and find all the information to attend the event. You can also follow their Facebook page and CCRE’s social media for live updates during the summit .
Our very own Taya Brown will be presenting on her study in Guatemala on A Study of the Adoption of the Centroamericano Coffee Hybrid by Smallholder Guatemalan Coffee Farmers.
“Yepocapa was selected by experts at Anacafé due to dramatic losses resulting from the recent CLR epidemic, which reduced production levels by up to 70%, and because coffee production is the main source of income in this region.”
Along with Taya, our centers director Dr. Leonardo Lombardini will be in attendance.