The following insititutions are key stakeholders involved in the PCP's activities



Mission: to undertake, encourage and support research and other activities on the use and conservation of agricultural biodiversity, especially genetic resources, to create more productive, resilient and sustainable harvests

 

Key expertise for PCP: Genotype, environment and post-harvest management for cocoa quality; soil, root and plant health and cropping systems in banana; knowledge platforms and networks

www.bioversityinternational.org


Mission: to improve people’s lives worldwide by providing information and applying scientific expertise to solve problems in agriculture and the environment,

 

Key expertise for PCP: Coffee, cocoa; IPM with biocontrol focus; biodiversity assessment; knowledge generation and dissemination; farmer training

www.cabi.org


Mission: to contribute to rural poverty reduction in tropical America by promoting competitive and sustainable agriculture and natural resource management through higher education, research and technical cooperation

 

Key expertise for PCP: Agroforestry research and development, natural resource management, biodiversity assessment, development of certification schemes; teaching center

www.catie.ac.cr


Mission: to contribute to rural development in tropical and subtropical countries through research, experimentation, training operations in France and overseas, and scientific and technical information, primarily in the fields of agriculture, forestry and agrifoods

 

Key expertise for PCP: Coffee and cacao, disease management, ecophysiology of tropical crops, cropping system design, biodiversity and connectivity, crop system modelling

www.cirad.fr


Mission: to actively promote the comprehensive development of the countries served, enhancing leadership skills within the key sectors by improving management practices, attitudes, and values

 

Key expertise for PCP: Business administration, marketing, supply chain management, policy assessment

www.incae.edu


Mission: to cooperate with the partner organizations of the program, in order that they may discover, develop and put into effect the technological innovations required to enhance productivity, sustainability and competitiveness of the coffee industry, with rational utilization of the natural resources and the environment, in their respective countries of Central America and the Caribbean

 

Key expertise for PCP: Coffee production and transformation in Central America, federation of the Coffee Research Institutes of Central America

www.iica.org.gt/promecafe