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World Cocoa Foundation & Cocoa Action, , Chocoa 2015, 03/2015, Amsterdam, (2015) Session 3 - Bart van der Linden.pptx (4.14 MB)
World Cocoa Foundation & Cocoa Action, , Chocoa 2015, 03/2015, Amsterdam, (2015)

The study examined whether or not there is long run equilibrium relationship between Cocoa yield and climate change (i.e. Rainfall, Temperature and Humidity). This is to ascertain the impact of climate change on cocoa yield in the study area. The unit root test was carried out and it was...

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...

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...

The cocoa mirid is one of the major pests in cocoa cultivation in Alto Beni, Bolivia. The most common control method is the manual removal of the nymphs. This practice is time-consuming, and therefore farmers often do not follow it. Hence there is an urgent need for more effective practices to...

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...

The cocoa bean shell is the major by-product of the cocoa bean during its processing into cocoa products. The cocoa bean shell makes about 10 – 12 % of the weight of the cocoa bean. Tons of the cocoa bean shell is disposed off as waste every year. Research over the years has been focused on...

This study investigated the compliance of marketers of agrochemicals with the approved and banned cocoa pesticides in selected cocoa producing states of southwest Nigeria. Primary data was collected through the use of structured questionnaire administered to randomly selected agrochemical...

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