Sep. 25, 2017
In his opening speech
at the 2017 IWCA Convention, Jose Sette, the new Executive Director of
the International Coffee Organization (ICO) communicated that ICO
members should not only improve their capacity to provide employment
data on men and women, but also recognize the strong contributions of
The ICO is considering new rules for the member countries'
submissions of data. Currently, countries submit data focused solely on
production: kilograms, bags and beans. On September 25, IWCA was
invited to present at a special meeting of the ICO Statistics Committee
in Cote d'Ivoire. The narration of IWCA's presentation to ICO members
is available on the IWCA You Tube Channel, or click on the link below.