WASHINGTON, D.C., June 4, 2013 – The World Cocoa Foundation (WCF) announced today $3 million in new support for cocoa improvement projects in Africa, Asia, and Latin America. The efforts will use a range of methods, including internet resources, mobile phone technology and microfinance to focus on providing cocoa farmers with needed information to increase the quality and quantity of their cocoa yields.  The announcement came as WCF’s Board met in Washington, D.C., on the eve of the organization’s 23rd Partnership Meeting, which is bringing together the world’s leading public and private sector experts on cocoa.