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World Cocoa Conference 2016 Presentations: Brigitte Laliberté: Improved Planting Materials of good Quality, Yield and Diverse Flavours – Tapping Cacao Diversity for Farmers, Manufacturers and Consumers (Presentation)

What is needed?
- Farmers’ access to good planting materials as part of a package of measures to increase productivity and improve overall economy of their farms.
How?
- Replace ageing trees with high-yielding and disease-resistant planting materials.
- Superior planting...

World Cocoa Conference 2016 Presentations: Verina Ingram: Cocoa farming models of the future: Status, gaps and research priorities (Presentation)

Key recommendations
Develop and share costs benefits of different farm models that integrate and take account of technical support, economics, environment, climate change, available planting materials and land availability, which incorporate both intensification (better use of existing...

World Cocoa Conference 2016 Presentations: Paul Hadley: Mapping Cocoa Productivity: Mapping Cocoa Productivity Project (Presentation)

Aims Mapping Cocoa Productivity Project
• To carry out a thorough characterisation of approximately 300 contrasting cocoa farms in Ghana, Indonesia and Cote d’Ivoire (age, size, variety of
cocoa used, shade species present) as well as the socio-economic background of the farmers....

World Cocoa Conference 2016 Presentations: Philippe BASTIDE: Mapping Cropping Systems and Farming Practices (Presentation)

The World of cocoa is changing
• West Africa still remains the most important productive area. Production increases but some signs of burn out seem to appear (global warming, land availability, ...).
• Production in Latin America countries is increasing from the last years but have...

World Cocoa Conference 2016 Presentations: Mrs Maria Woo: Cámara Nicaragüense de Cacaoteros (Presentation)

Situación de los pequeños productores en Nicaragua

World Cocoa Conference 2016 Presentations: Haya Ramba: HOW TO SUSTAIN COCOA PRODUCTION FROM MALAYSIA’S PERSPECTIVE (Presentation)

What is the future of cocoa production as a sustainable means of
livelihood for cocoa farmers? Are cocoa farmers being priced out of
cocoa production?

Farmers’ use of Banana instead of Plantain as Shade Crop in Cocoa Establishment: A Case of Cross River State, Nigeria (Publication)

Abstract: The study focused on why farmers use banana shade crop instead of plantain for cocoa establishment. A
systematic simple random sampling technique was used to select 120 cocoa farmers from four villages in two Local
Government Areas of Cross River State, Nigeria. Descriptive...

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