Improving the income and living conditions of small cocoa producers

Location

Boyacá, Colombia

About the project:

With a unique arrangement, Origen Boyaca benefits 1-3 producers f high quality cocoa for export and is managed by women and men who are hired locally. Knowledge sharing is a key component as it guarantees productivity to increase and strengthen the farming community. 12Tree is centralizing post-harvest activities and creating lasting commercial partnerships with international chocolate-makers. With this project, farmers have come to enjoy a purchasing power of over 40%.

Investment type

Private

Categories:

Agroforestry

Media contact:

Petra Kollmannsberger, CSO, Business Development and Sales, petra.kollmannsberger@12tree.de