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COCOA IN WEST AFRICA

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

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COCOA IN WEST AFRICA

70 %

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

THE CHALLENGE

“Not only people
love chocolate,
but pest and
diseases love cocoa
too”

Sona Ebai, World Cocoa Foundation

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THE CHALLENGE

“You must always
look out for insects.
When you see them,
you need to call me.”

Rahim Abudu, Spray Service Provider

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TRAINING SPRAY SERVICE PROVIDERS (SSPs)

150

SSP trainers

3220 +

SSPs

40000 +

Farmers

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THE BENEFITS

“It’s so beneficial that we can
afford to send our
children to school.”

Cecilia Pokuaa, Cocoa Farmer

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THE BENEFITS

“Farming has been improved…
people are getting
a profit.”

Lawrence Owusu, Cocoa Farmer

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THE BENEFITS

“The SSP liberates the
farm family to do other
activities.”

Sona Ebai, World Cocoa Foundation

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