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The goal of STCP is to improve the economic and social well being of smallholders and the environmental sustainability of tree crop farms. The program was focused on: (1) training farmers in integrated crop and pest management (ICPM), quality management, post-harvest processing, and planting,...

Various works have demonstrated that small-scale agricultural producers from developing countries do not generally obtain the potential gains linked to marketing. What can be done to help them obtain better prices? In this article, we examine two different solutions: (1) increasing the...

This commodity briefing tackles issues of access to markets, finance and services and inputs to improve the livelihoods of cocoa farmers. The growers on the ground receive a meagre portion of the international price of cocoa and they face many challenges: fluctuating prices, ageing and...

This brochure gives a short overview of the 2012 status of a project working to improve market access and livelihoods for 4,000 smallholder cocoa farmers of Brazil’s Southern Bahia State.

This is a Project Performance Evaluation Report (PPER) of the Ghana Cocoa Rehabilitation Project (CRP). Ghana’s Economic Recovery Program (ERP) of macroeconomic stabilization and structural adjustment was launched in April 1983. As part of the ERP, the Government of Ghana (GOG) introduced a...

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