German member of Parliament and president of the Comitee for Human Rights and Humanitarian Aid, Gyde Jensen, got to know the Coffee NAMA last Thursday during a visit at the ICAFE facilities.
Ms. Jensen was welcomed by Ronald Peters, Executive Director, and Carlos Fonseca, Technical Manager, as well as several technicians from the German Cooperation GIZ. Ronald Peters expressed the ICAFE´s gratitude towards Germany for the work that has been done in the collaboration with Germany in the Coffee NAMA and the desire to continue doing so for several more years. Ms. Jensen was accompanied by Andre Scholz, counselor of the German Embassy in Costa Rica, who organized the visit.
Ms. Jensen and Mr. Scholz were taken for a tour of ICAFE´s experimental farm and mill, as well as laboratory for quality control. Ms. Jensen, of the Free Democratic Party and youngest ever member of the German parliament, came to Costa Rica to participate in the commemoration of the 40th Anniversary of the Inter-American Court of Human Rights.