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In a joint effort, International Food Policy and Research Institute (IFPRI) and the CGIAR Research Program on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security (CCAFS), have developed the West African Agriculture and Climate Change monographs. It is the first of three monographs on climate change...

Indonesia is the third largest greenhouse gas emitter worldwide due to land use change and deforestation. On the island of Sulawesi in the vicinity of the Lore Lindu National Park (LLNP), many smallholders contribute to conversion processes at the forest margin as a result of the expansion of...

In addition to exporting raw cocoa beans, Ghana also processes some of its beans into finished and semi-finished cocoa products for both the local and international markets. This paper aims at providing a comprehensive picture of the environmental impacts associated with cocoa production and...

Cacao cultivation and the conservation of biological diversity, Rice, R. A., and Greenberg R. , AMBIO: A Journal of the Human Environment, 2000, Volume 29, Issue 3, p.167 - 173, (2000)

Institutions involved with cocoa should establish collaborations with groups concerned with development, environmental protection, and most importantly producers themselves to pursue a program of research, extension and policy initiatives focused on the ecologically and economically sustainable...

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