Cuba: II International Congress of Coffee and Cacao
14-17 April 2015: the International Conference Centre in Havana, Cuba, will host the International Agroforestry Convention, which is integrated by the following events: 6th Forestry Congress of Cuba, the II International Congress of Coffee and Cacao, and the VI International Meeting of Young Researchers.
The 2014 Minas Gerais Drought
The International Coffee Council received a presentation on the drought in Brazil.
Projects: Improving the Participation of Women in Coffee, Cameroon
A new coffee development project has been approved for submission to the Common Fund for Commodities: Improving the participation of women in the coffee value chain in Cameroon.
Expo Milano and Global Coffee Forum
The Council agreed to hold the 115th Session of the International Coffee Council and a Global Coffee Forum in Milan, Italy, in September 2015 on the occasion of EXPO MILANO.
World Coffee Conference
The International Coffee Council decided to hold the 4th World Coffee Conference in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, in March 2016 together with the 116th Session of the International Coffee Council.
4th Consultative Forum
The 4th Consultative Forum on Coffee Sector Finance will take place at the ICO headquarters in London during the week of 22 to 26 September 2014, chaired by Mr Juan Esteban Orduz of Colombia. The topic of the 4th Forum will be ‘How producing countries can engage effectively with financial multilateral institutions and donors, and ensure that financing from those organizations meets the needs of producers’.
International Coffee Day
The International Coffee Council agreed to hold an International Coffee Day each year on 1 October. The 1st International Coffee Day will take place on 1 October 2015, at the time of the International Coffee Council Session and Global Coffee Forum which will take place during Expo Milano.
Seminar on achieving sustainable supply in the coffee market
The ICO held a seminar on 4 March on achieving sustainable supply in the coffee market, chaired by Mr Conradin Rasi of Switzerland.
World Coffee Market Outlook
The ICO Head of Operations made a presentation on the coffee market to the International Coffee Council during its 112th Session in London from 3 to 7 March 2014.
Annual Review 2012/13
The ICO has published the Annual Review for 2012/13, containing a report on activities during the last coffee year.
New ICO Study: Comparative Analysis of World Coffee Prices and Manufactured Goods
The ICO has published the following study which was considered and approved by the International Coffee Council at its 112th Session on 3-7 March, 2014: 'Comparative analysis of world coffee prices and manufactured goods'
New ICO Study: Coffee Consumption in East and Southeast Asia: 1990-2012
The ICO has published the following study which was considered and approved by the International Coffee Council at its 112th Session on 3-7 March, 2014: 'Coffee Consumption in East and Southeast Asia: 1990 – 2012.’
New ICO Study: World Coffee Trade (1963-2013)
The ICO has published the following study which was considered and approved by the International Coffee Council at its 112th Session on 3-7 March, 2014: ‘World coffee trade (1963 – 2013): A review of the markets, challenges and opportunities facing the sector’
Coffee Leaf Rust outbreak
The current epidemic of coffee leaf rust affecting all countries of the region with a 53% incidence is the worst seen since this pest appeared in Central America in 1976.
- Coffee Leaf Rust management DVD
Coffee Board of India
- Strategy to combat rust urgently needed (in Spanish)
El Diario de Hoy - El Salvador
- Rust affects 74% of coffee production in El Salvador (in Spanish)
La Prensa Gráfica
- Rust outbreak will have serious social repercussions in Honduras (in Spanish)
- The Executive Director of the International Coffee Organization highlights support of Sandinista government for coffee producers (in Spanish)
- Coffee consuming countries should support producers (in Spanish)
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3rd Consultative Forum
The 3rd Consultative Forum took place on 10 September 2013 in Belo Horizonte, Brazil, on the topic of aggregation - More
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