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Encouraging Profitable, Sustainable, Cocoa Growing
August 17, 2012
According to Bill Guyton, President of the World Cocoa Foundation, who visited IFC recently, cocoa is a potential economic engine in tropical rural areas, generating incomes and opportunities for farm families and communities. During his visit, Guyton highlighted the importance of providing cocoa farmers with the knowledge, training, and assistance they need to move from subsistence farming to a truly sustainable model that allows them to succeed and prosper.