Cocoa Value Chain

Progetto concluso

Cocoa produced in agroforestry systems, mostly by smallholders in Nicaragua and Honduras, substantially increases employment and income generation as well as food security. This project links and capacitates key actors of the cocoa value chain in both countries and at the regional level. It promotes public-private partnerships to benefit 3’000 small cocoa producers and their families.

Paese/Regione Tema Periodo Budget
America centrale
Honduras
Nicaragua
Agricoltura e sicurezza alimentare
Impiego & sviluppo economico
Canbiamento climatico ed ambiente
Sviluppo della catena di valore agricola (til 2016)
Supporto commerciale & inclusione economica
Sviluppo agricolo
Politica agricola
Environmental policy
01.05.2013 - 30.06.2019
CHF 12'160'000
Contesto

There is a steadily increasing global demand for quality cocoa. Central America has a large potential in terms of planting areas and improved productivity. However, there is a need to improve production, productivity, processing and selling of cocoa. Organizational, business and technical capacities of producers and producers’ organizations are low and service provision is poorly developed.

Obiettivi

To contribute to poverty reduction of the rural population and improve food security in Nicaragua and Honduras.

Gruppi target

 

  • 3000 families (15’000 persons) producing cocoa in agroforestry systems in both countries.
  • Public and private actors of the cocoa value chain and of the innovation and research system.

 

Effetti a medio termine
  1. The capacities of cocoa producers and producers’ organizations are strengthened. Cocoa sales have increased.
  2. Production, productivity and quality of cocoa grown in agroforestry systems are increased.
  3. The governance of the cocoa sector and the coordination of stakeholders at local, national and regional levels are strengthened.
  4. Knowledge management in the topics of technologies and market opportunities at regional level are enhanced.

 

Risultati

Risultati fasi precedenti:  

  1. The capacities of cocoa producers and producers’ organizations are strengthened. Cocoa sales have increased.
  2. Production, productivity and quality of cocoa grown in agroforestry systems are increased.
  3. The governance of the cocoa sector and the coordination of stakeholders at local, national and regional levels are strengthened.
  4. Knowledge management in the topics of technologies and market opportunities at regional level are enhanced.


Direzione/Ufficio responsabile DSC
Credito Cooperazione allo sviluppo
Partner del progetto Partner contrattuale
Economia privata
  • Settore privato straniero Nord
  • MEFCCA as main implementer and UNIDO as technical advisor in Nicaragua. FUNDER as leading agency of the consortium FUNDER-FHIA-APROCACAHO in Honduras. RUTA as implementer on the regional level.


Budget Fase in corso Budget Svizzera CHF   12'160'000 Budget svizzero attualmente già speso CHF   11'922'554
Fasi del progetto Fase 2 01.01.2018 - 31.12.2022   (Fase in corso)

Fase 1 01.05.2013 - 30.06.2019   (Completed)