Conversion of Cattle Land to an Innovative Cocoa Farm


Meta, Colombia

About the project:

In the department of Meta in Colombia, the Bacao farm is witness of a system change from extensive cattle ranching to an innovative cocoa farm. Historically used for cattle-grazing, the 12Tree financed project is being transformed into a productive cocoa farm that covers 3,000 hectares. Incorporating state-of-the-art technology is boosting productivity and ensuring efficient use of resources. Providing stable jobs, decent wages and improved working conditions, is helping families envision a positive future in this region.

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Petra Kollmannsberger, CSO, Business Development and Sales,