The African Coffee Research Network (ACRN) is a network of coffee research for the African coffee producing countries. It was established in 1993 by the member countries of IACO, following their necessity to maintain close co-operation in all areas affecting their vital interests as coffee producers and particularly in the field of research. ACRN is a technical branch of IACO for research.
Revitalize and improve research in order to enhance the productivity and quality of African coffee.
- Promoting cooperation and exchange of scientific information and technologies among members;
- Encouraging common research objectives to address constraints of African coffee production
- Establishing collaboration with national and international institutes and coffee research organizations;
- Raising funds to support the African coffee research
|5||Democratic Republic of Congo|
|1) Centre de coopération internationale en recherche agronomique pour le développement (CIRAD)||Avenue Agropolis, 34398 Montpellier Cedex 5, France|
|2) Centro de Investigação das Ferrugens do Cafeeiro (CIFC)||Estação Agronómica 2780, Oeiras, Portugal|
|3) Institut de Recherche et du développement||France|
|4) Nestle||Cocody Danga, AbidjanCôte d’Ivoire|
|5) Central Coffee Research Institute (CCRI)||57 177, Chikmagalur District, Karnataka, India|