Wednesday 24th February 2021 3:00 pm GMT/10:00 am EST
World Coffee Alliance (WCA) presents WCA CROSS TALK SERIES – A powerful combination of two panels from global leaders and trusted brands, with Keynote from Mastercard, Inspirational Talk from GrainChain, rolled into one big and exciting event.
SVP Financial Inclusion
Global Consumer Product Mastercard
CEO and Founder GrainChain
Dr. Rocco Macchiavello
Associate Professor LSE
Lead Agribusiness Specialist World Bank Group
Head of Operations International Coffee Organization (ICO)
Juan Esteban Orduz
President Colombian Coffee Federation Inc. FEDECAFE (North America)
Head of Lending, Africa Root Capital
Blanca Maria Castro
Chapter Relations Manager International Women’s Coffee Alliance (IWCA)
Dr. Panos Varangis
Principal Agriculture Finance Specialist International Finance Corporation (IFC)
Head of Sustainable Business Unit Neumann Kaffee Gruppe (NKG)
Global Business Services IBM UK and Ireland
Dr. Frederick KAWUMA
Secretary General Inter-African Coffee Organization (IACO)
We are a network alliance of coffee professionals and market research consultants,
producing critical insights into the global coffee sector.
Our mission is to help create a sustainable business environment where we can assist and work with the stakeholders of the global coffee value chain by giving advice on how to adopt best practices, utilise cutting edge technology and build a community that can tackle climate change.
CROSS TALK SERIES
Every Opinion Matters TM
Where every opinion matters, great ideas explored, and meaningful conversations conducted to discuss critical issues and challenges of the coffee industry sector worldwide and to find practical solutions and sharing them with the stakeholders and communities of the global coffee value chain.
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Every Bean Counts TM
Where we talk 1:1 to Thought leaders and global movers in the global coffee value chain to get their personal insights on various issues and challenges that the coffee industry face. As they provide their perspectives and viewpoints, we ask them probing questions to explore their responses on topics like Covid-19, Sustainability of Coffee and Climate change.