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COCOA IN
WEST AFRICA

Training through local partnerships

COCOA IN WEST AFRICA

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of the world’s cocoa is grown by small-scale farmers in West Africa

THE CHALLENGE

“Not only people love chocolate, but

Pests and diseases love cocoa too.”

Sona Ebai, World Cocoa Foundation

THE SOLUTION

“You must always look out for insects.

When you see them, you need to call me.”

Rahim Abudu, Spray Service Provider

TRAINING SPRAY SERVICE PROVIDERS (SSPs)

THE BENEFITS

“It's so beneficial that we can

afford to send our children to school.”

Cecilia Pokuaa, Cocoa Farmer

THE BENEFITS

“Farming has been improved...

people are getting a profit.”

Lawrence Owusu, Cocoa Farmer

THE BENEFITS

“The SSP liberates the

farm family to do other activities.”

Sona Ebai, World Cocoa Foundation

ABOUT THE PROJECT

In 2013 CropLife Africa Middle East entered into a two-year partnership with the World Cocoa Foundation to train professional Spray Service Providers in Ivory Coast, Ghana, Nigeria and Cameroon. It forms part of the WCF’s African Cocoa Initiative. For more information, please contact

croplife@croplife.org

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