Cocoa Farmers Learn Sustainable Environmental Practices

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and Mondelez-Cocoa Life are playing a significant role in the Ghanaian Cocoa sector by contributing to enhance the capacity of Extension workers on sustainable environmental practices. The extension service in the area of sustainable cocoa production has been weak...

The Dominican Republic Develops a Plan to Improve the Well-Being of Cocoa Producing communities, while Boosting Production

  As the world cocoa community meets in the Dominican Republic this week, the Government is developing a National Action Plan, supported by UNDP, that could see 30,000 small-scale cocoa farmers boost their livelihoods over the next decade. The Dominican Republic’s famous fine flavor cocoa is a vital source of...

ISPO Training Commences for Independent Smallholders in Pelalawan

A cooperative of 500 oil palm farmers from the Sumatran province of Riau are on track to becoming the first independent farmers certified under the government of Indonesia’s sustainable palm oil standard (ISPO) thanks to a multistakeholder training initiative, which began on Tuesday, March 29th 2016. The training...