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May 24th, 2015 / BBC.co.uk

thumb.aspx “Richer countries buy it, roast it and drink it, but have not paid for the agronomy. Only now is the industry waking up and seeing the need for it. The coffee industry has realised no-one else is doing it – it’s going to have to be us,” says Dr Timothy Schilling, executive director of the World Coffee Research institute (WCR). “But there is a big gap in our knowledge. For example we didn’t know the genetic base was so small.” Read more