Category: International Coffee Organization

ICO Releases Flagship Annual Report: ‘The Value of Coffee’

The International Coffee Organization has just released the Coffee Development Report 2020, a sprawling, research- and data-filled document focusing on coffee through the lens of global value chains. “The...

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ICO Outlines Sector-Wide Participation Amid Ongoing Coffee Price Crisis

The International Coffee Council (ICC) has publicly reaffirmed its commitment to supporting a more sustainable and prosperous global coffee sector with participation from some of the world’s largest and...

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ICO, IACO and CABI Launch $14 Million Plan to Improve Food Security for Coffee Farmers in Africa

Three international nonprofits with interests in the coffee sector throughout the African continent have teamed up for an estimated €12 million (approximately $14.2 million USD, as of this writing)...

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ICO Survey of Coffee-Exporting Countries Shows Pressing Concerns

The COVID-19 pandemic will continue to affect coffee supply chains as farmers and producers expect to experience prolonged labor shortages, increased production costs, diminished infrastructure and a reduction in...

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ICO Warns of Increased Coffee Price Volatility as Coronavirus Unfolds

Describing the novel coronavirus as presenting an “unprecedented joint supply and demand shock” to the global coffee sector, the International Coffee Organization has released the second report in its...

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In Case You Missed It: The ICO’s Landmark Coffee Development Report

Among the myriad corporate coffee promotional efforts, retail coffee giveaways and even a #coffeepledge to promote the work of coffee farmers last International Coffee Day (Oct. 1) was a...

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Coffee at a Crossroads: Inside Jeffrey Sachs’ Landmark Sustainability Report

The highly anticipated report on the sustainability of the coffee sector from famed Columbia University economist Jeffrey Sachs finally dropped on Oct. 1, providing a sprawling and thoughtful view...

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Olam Coffee Chief Calls for Coffee Price Stabilization Fund

The head of global agri-business giant Olam International‘s coffee division, Vivek Verma, today spoke loudly in support of creating a global price stabilization fund for coffee. The timing of...

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