The partnership between MOCCA and CENTA is driving research efforts towards increasing productivity. Cacao producers can access more productive high quality clones, resilient to climate change. Native, old, new and international highly valuable cocoas are being preserved in El Salvador, with funding from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the technical support from the…
Participants adopt good agricultural practices
Farmers have access to services that improve their profitability
Strengthened with technical assistance and finance, as clonal gardens
For working capital, purchase of inputs and farm investments
Through our partnership with Agrotec Corp, we provide technical assistance on agricultural best practices to cacao-growing families in the provinces of Jaén, support local organizations by training community promoters in leadership with an entrepreneurial approach, and facilitate access to financing through a microleasing model.
The Peruvian Association of Cacao Farmers (APPCACAO) is an organization that promotes the production, productivity and consumption of Peruvian cacao and its derivatives nationally and internationally. Through this partnership, we provide farmers with technical assistance, better genetic material for planting, and access to financing besides strengthening the commercial ties between sellers and buyers.
Through this partnership we promote the development of the sustainable cacao supply chain in the central jungle of Peru, strengthen technical assistance to increase productivity and sales in certified collection centers, and support the distribution of planting material and post-harvest packages to guarantee farmers the profitability of their crops.