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Cocoa (Theobroma cacao) is an important crop to Nigeria, as significant as it is, the climatic factors affecting it’s production cannot be controlled by human efforts. The effect of changing climate all over the world is also affecting the yield of cocoa in Nigeria. This study determines the...

Are we running out of Cocoa?, Thornton, Pamela , Chocoa 2015, 03/2015, Amsterdam, (2015) Session 4 - Pamela Thornton.pptx (2.19 MB)
Are we running out of Chocolate? , Pipitone, Laurent , Chocoa 2015, 03/2015, Amsterdam, (2015) Session 4 - Laurent Pipitone.ppt (2.93 MB)
Ingemann - Cacao Fino, Moller, Lars Saquero , Chocoa 2015, 03/2015, Amsterdam, (2015) Session 3 - Lars Saquero Moller.pptx (5.99 MB)

Appearance is an important quality determinant of cocoa beans and it is used as standard criteria to establish the degree of fermentation and drying of the beans. Changes in browning index and colour (L*a* b*) during roasting of pulp pre-conditioned and fermented cocoa beans were studied using...

In its role of knowledge broker, Tropenbos International (TBI) made an inventory1 of Cocoa projects and initiatives taking place in Ghana that have a link with biodiversity. The results are presented in this narrative report and are expected to be used as a source of information for parties and...

Cette brochure fournit des données sur des producteurs participant aux programmes de durabilité et de certification d’UTZ, de l’Initiative pour le Commerce Durable (IDH) et des
exportateurs. Elle vous permet de comparer votre propre situation avec la situation moyenne de planteurs...

This thesis aims to identify business strategies to close the gap between the current and the potential conditions in the cocoa production industry, comparing the situations in Colombia and Mexico.

On the basis of meaningful background information of the countries and their cocoa...

Cocoa has been a major source of income for many Nigerians and a major source of foreign exchange earnings for the country. However its production has been experiencing a declining trend in recent times. Many factors have been implicated. One major factor is changes in climate variables. This...

Cocoa agroforestry a bridge for sustainable organic cocoa Production, Nunoo, Isaac, and Owusu Victor , 4th ISOFAR Scientific Conference, 10/2014, Istanbul, Turkey, (2014)

Cocoa agroforestry system holds the key to sustainable future for organic cocoa production. But an important question being asked is how much of shade tree on cocoa farms can be altered in attempts to improve yields and still maintain the environmental benefits? Results showing different levels...

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