The value of coffee: Launch of the ICO Coffee Development Report 2020

Join the virtual event to welcome the United Kingdom as a new member of the International Coffee Organization (ICO) and attend the Launch of the ICO Coffee Development Report 2020 (CDR2020).

[Translate to English:] ICO Coffee Development Report 2020

To mark the launch of the second Coffee Development Report, a virtual event will be held on January 28. On this occasion, the CDR2020 will be launched and shared with ICO members and the global coffee and development community.


The event will be held together with the Government of the United Kingdom, marking the 49th Member to join the ICO. Besides Victoria Prentis, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Farming, Fisheries and Food for the UK Parliament, will be one of the guest speakers. On behalf of the German Federal Ministry for Economic Development and Cooperation, Sebastian Lesch, Head of Unit, will participate in the panel event.


Date: Thursday, January 28, 2021

Time: 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. GMT


You can find the registration link for the event here.


About the Coffee Development Report 2020

This year's report ‘The Value of Coffee: Sustainability, Inclusiveness, and Resilience of the Coffee Global Value Chain’ provides sound empirical analysis as well as policy recommendations along the entire coffee value chain. It provides recommendations to help coffee farmers and the whole coffee sector be sustainable, inclusive and resilient.


The report was prepared by the ICO team in collaboration with external contributors and with support from the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) through the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH.


You can read more information about the CDR2020 here.