The Technical paper 'Collaborative and Participatory Approaches to Cocoa Variety Improvement' is now available for download from this site.

This Technical Paper is a compilation of studies and experiments conducted in the framework of the CFC/ICCO/26 project on “Cocoa Productivity and Quality Improvement: a Participatory Approach” (2004-2010).

The main objective of the project is to improve the welfare of smallholder cocoa farmers through higher and more sustainable productivity levels of good quality cocoa at lower production costs.

Please click here to go to the Project page and click on 'CFC Technical paper 59' to download the paper.

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