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Training material & user guides

Organic Cocoa Production: A guide for Farmer Field Schools in Sierra Leone , (Training material) , Cora Dankers, Chris Newell, FAO, Twin UK , 2007 , FAO , English
Good agricultural practices for sustainable cocoa production: a guide for farmer training. Manual no. 1: Planting, replanting and tree diversification in cocoa systems , (Training material) , Richard Asare and Sonii David , 2011 , Forest & Landscape Denmark in collaboration with Sustainable Tree Crops Program of the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture
Good agricultural practices for sustainable cocoa production: a guide for farmer training - manual no. 3: Conservation and biodiversity in and around cocoa farms , (Training material) , Richard Asare, Sonii David, Denis Sonwa , 2011 , Forest & Landscape Denmark in collaboration with Sustainable Tree Crops Program of the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture , English

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Good agricultural practices for sustainable cocoa production: a guide for farmer training. Manual no. 1: Planting, replanting and tree diversification in cocoa systems

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Organization: 
Forest & Landscape Denmark in collaboration with Sustainable Tree Crops Program of the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture
Author: 
Richard Asare and Sonii David
Publication date: 
2011
Topic: 
green production
Country & region: 
Africa
Keywords: 
diversification, intensification, rehabilitation
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The objective of this manual is to improve farmers’ knowledge and skills in order to carry out the necessary best practices in revamping old farms and/or start new ones. The training is based on five areas, which involve training on how, farmers: (1) Analyze their current farm situation; (2) Select sites for new cocoa establishment; (3) Acquire clean improve planting materials for both cocoa and non-cocoa species; (4) Prepare the field for planting of cocoa and non-cocoa species; (5) Undergo plant diversification.

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