Revitalizing	
  cocoa	
  communi0es	
  in	
  CDI	
  
through	
  increased	
  produc0vity	
  and	
  nutri0on:	
  
Perspecti...
Outline	
  
•  Importance	
  of	
  Cocoa,	
  the	
  Food	
  for	
  the	
  Gods	
  
(Theobroma)	
  
•  Vision	
  for	
  cha...
Importance	
  cocoa	
  
•  Côte	
  d’Ivoire	
  is	
  the	
  leading	
  
cocoa	
  producers	
  and	
  	
  	
  
represents	
...
Cocoa	
  sector	
  rehabilita2on	
  challenges	
  
However,	
  cocoa	
  
produc0on	
  faces	
  
majors	
  challenges	
  
•...
Overlap	
  Under-­‐nutri0on	
  and	
  cocoa	
  
produc0on	
  
•  Serious	
  level	
  of	
  stun0ng	
  
•  High	
  child	
 ...
Severe	
  Under-­‐nutri0on	
  in	
  major	
  
cocoa	
  producing	
  regions	
  
Region
Cocoa	
  Production	
  
(1000	
  T)...
Project	
  Vision	
  for	
  Change	
  (V4C)	
  
•  How	
  to	
  increase	
  cocoa	
  
produc0vity	
  from	
  0.4	
  to	
  ...
:	
  
Project	
  Vision	
  for	
  Change	
  (V4C)	
  
Objec5ves	
  
V4C	
  envisages	
  
a	
  revitalized	
  cocoa	
  sect...
 
Strategy	
  
	
  •  Introduce
Improved
technologies
to revitalize
old cocoa
plantations
•  Invigorate
cocoa
communities
Areas	
  of	
  interven2on	
  
	
  
Project	
  Vision	
  for	
  Change	
  (V4C)	
  
Demonstrate	
  a	
  package	
  of	
  rehabilita5on	
  technology	
  
•  In...
Project	
  Vision	
  for	
  Change	
  (V4C)	
  
Innova5on	
  Plateform	
  
•  Demonstra2on	
  of	
  improved	
  re-­‐
habi...
Innova2on	
  plaKorm	
  
•  Graeing	
  ap0tude	
  
•  Poten0al	
  of	
  clones	
  
•  Comparison	
  of	
  
rehabilita0on	
...
Project	
  Vision	
  for	
  Change	
  (V4C)	
  
Building	
  capacity,	
  partnership	
  and	
  R4D	
  
•  Ministry	
  of	
...
Partnerships	
  
NARES	
  partners	
  
ANADER	
  
CNRA	
  
ENSEA	
  
ESA	
  
Univ	
  Bouake	
  
Univ	
  Cocody	
  
Farmers...
Project	
  Vision	
  for	
  Change	
  (V4C)	
  
Invigorate	
  rural	
  communi5es	
  
•  Empower	
  communi0es	
  
–  Impr...
Project	
  Vision	
  for	
  Change	
  (V4C)	
  
•  How	
  to	
  improve	
  nutri0on	
  
in	
  cocoa	
  producing	
  
regio...
Project	
  Vision	
  for	
  Change	
  (V4C)	
  
Diversifica5on	
  ,	
  a	
  step	
  toward	
  nutri5onal	
  security	
  
• ...
Project	
  Vision	
  for	
  Change	
  (V4C)	
  
Diversifica5on	
  ,	
  a	
  step	
  toward	
  nutri5onal	
  security	
  
• ...
Thank you
Merci
Christophe KOUAME
V4C Project Manager
ICRAF Cote d’Ivoire Country Program
V4C	
  with	
  the	
  collabora2on	
  of	
  …	
  
Upcoming SlideShare
Loading in …5
×

02 kouamechristophe icraf-cocoa-v4c-fara-aasw-accra july 2013.ppt

1,075 views

Published on

Vision for Change (V4C) project supported by Mars Chocolate works with farmers to rejuvenate cocoa plantations and diversify them. Project is involving women. http://www.worldagroforestry.org/events/cocoa-farming

Published in: Business, Technology
0 Comments
0 Likes
Statistics
Notes
  • Be the first to comment

  • Be the first to like this

No Downloads
Views
Total views
1,075
On SlideShare
0
From Embeds
0
Number of Embeds
38
Actions
Shares
0
Downloads
32
Comments
0
Likes
0
Embeds 0
No embeds

No notes for slide

02 kouamechristophe icraf-cocoa-v4c-fara-aasw-accra july 2013.ppt

  1. 1. Revitalizing  cocoa  communi0es  in  CDI   through  increased  produc0vity  and  nutri0on:   Perspectives of the Vision for Change project Agroforestry for food and nutritional security in Africa Side event, 6th Africa Agriculture Science Week 15 July 2013
  2. 2. Outline   •  Importance  of  Cocoa,  the  Food  for  the  Gods   (Theobroma)   •  Vision  for  change  project:  Building  a  sustainable  cocoa   communi0es  in  Cote  d’Ivoire   –  Revitaliza0on   –  Invigorate  communi0es   •  Diversifica0on,  a  step  toward  nutri0onal  security   –  Sustainable  produc0on   –  Improve  nutri0on  
  3. 3. Importance  cocoa   •  Côte  d’Ivoire  is  the  leading   cocoa  producers  and       represents  40%  of  the  world   produc0on.       •  Cocoa  plays  a  major  role  in   the  economy  of  Côte   d’Ivoire     –  contribu0ng  to  10%  of  its  GDP   –   suppor0ng  more  than  6   million  households.     Historically,     •  The  food  of  Gods   •  Privilege  for  upper  classes   •  Edible  fruit,  chocolate  drink,   thousand  of  flavour…,       Now,  major  commodi0es  for   •  chocolate,     •  Other  products,     •  Nutri0onal  and  Health   aYributes  
  4. 4. Cocoa  sector  rehabilita2on  challenges   However,  cocoa   produc0on  faces   majors  challenges   •  Deforesta0on   •  aging  orchards,     •  depleted  soils,     •  insufficient  improved   plan0ng  material,     •  emerging  pests  and   diseases   •  Climate  Change  …    
  5. 5. Overlap  Under-­‐nutri0on  and  cocoa   produc0on   •  Serious  level  of  stun0ng   •  High  child  mortality  rate   •  Consequences:   –  Reduced  labor  output   –  Reduced  cogni0ve   development  and   educa0onal  performance   –  Loss  of  household  incomes   0   10   20   30   40   Centre  East   South       South  West   Centre   Centre  West   West   Abidjan   Figure  1:  Stun2ng  and  Child  mortality  of  cocoa  producing  regions   of  Cote  d'Ivoire     %   Child  mortality  (%)   Stun0ng  (%)  
  6. 6. Severe  Under-­‐nutri0on  in  major   cocoa  producing  regions   Region Cocoa  Production   (1000  T) Stunting   (%) Child  mortality   (%) Centre  East 68 25 13 South     289 29 13 South  West 369 29 16 Centre 24 30 13 Centre  West 467 30 17 West 191 34 11 Abidjan 0 12 10
  7. 7. Project  Vision  for  Change  (V4C)   •  How  to  increase  cocoa   produc0vity  from  0.4  to   1.5  t/ha  by  2020,  and   ensure:   –  appropriate  quality,     –  improved  environmental   management  and     –  viable  communi0es  
  8. 8. :   Project  Vision  for  Change  (V4C)   Objec5ves   V4C  envisages   a  revitalized  cocoa  sector   in  Côte  d’Ivoire  with   empowered  farmers   producing  cocoa  on   diversified  farms  with   greater  produc0vity,   improved  quality  and   profitable  returns  in   thriving  rural  communi0es  
  9. 9.   Strategy    •  Introduce Improved technologies to revitalize old cocoa plantations •  Invigorate cocoa communities
  10. 10. Areas  of  interven2on    
  11. 11. Project  Vision  for  Change  (V4C)   Demonstrate  a  package  of  rehabilita5on  technology   •  Increase  access  to  improved   plan0ng  material   –  Seed  gardens   –  Clonal  gardens   –  Tissue  culture   •  Strengten  Farmer  Capacity   –  Good  Agric  Prac0ces   –  Fer0lizer  applica0on   –  Farmer  business  school   •  Demonstrate  improved   rehabilita0on  technologies   –   graeing  mature  tree   –  Total  replanta0on   –  Replan0ng  under  old  crop  
  12. 12. Project  Vision  for  Change  (V4C)   Innova5on  Plateform   •  Demonstra2on  of  improved  re-­‐ habilita2on  technologies   •  Training    CDC   X  100  Producers   X  20  CVCs   CVC  CVC   CVC   CVC  CVC   150  000  producers  by  2020   •  Scale  up,  target   •  Rural  entrepreneurship   •  Nursery,  Service   providers  (graeing,  input,   advisory,  …)  
  13. 13. Innova2on  plaKorm   •  Graeing  ap0tude   •  Poten0al  of  clones   •  Comparison  of   rehabilita0on  technologies   •  Capacity  strengthening   0   20   40   60   80   100   C1   C8   C9   C14  C15  C16  C17  C18  C20  C21   Taux  moyen  de  reussite  au   greffage   Clones   Figure  3:    GraUing  ap2tude  of  selected   clones   11%   26%   15%   15%   18%   15%   Fig.  4:  Age  group  of    CDC   demonstra2on  farms   [15-­‐20[   [20-­‐25[   [25-­‐30[   [30-­‐35[   [35-­‐40[   [40-­‐45[   0   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   C1   C9   C16   C15   C14   C18   C17   C8   Variables  de   produc2on   Clones   Figure  2:  Mean  averages  of  produc2on  variables  of  selected   clones   Nombre  total  de   Cabosses   Nombre  de  Cabosses   saines   Poids  Cabosses  (Kg)  
  14. 14. Project  Vision  for  Change  (V4C)   Building  capacity,  partnership  and  R4D   •  Ministry  of  Agriculture   •  Conseil  Café  Cacao   •  Local  authori0es   •  Producers   •  Technical  partners   (NARES)   •  Industry  partners   Effec2ve  par2cipatory  approach  &  partnership  with  cocoa   sector  stackeholders  
  15. 15. Partnerships   NARES  partners   ANADER   CNRA   ENSEA   ESA   Univ  Bouake   Univ  Cocody   Farmers  organiza0on       Interna2onal  partners   IDH   Bioversity    WCF  (World  Cocoa  Founda0on)  
  16. 16. Project  Vision  for  Change  (V4C)   Invigorate  rural  communi5es   •  Empower  communi0es   –  Improve  living  standard  thru   public  and  community   investment   –  Eliminate  child  labor   –  Gender  equity   •  Ownership  of  Local   development   –  Par0cipatory  planning  and   funding   •  Revenue  genera0ng  ac0vi0es  
  17. 17. Project  Vision  for  Change  (V4C)   •  How  to  improve  nutri0on   in  cocoa  producing   regions  while  improving   produc0vity  for  a  vibrant   communi0es?   –  Diversifica0on   –  Improve  income   –  Nutri0on  educa0on  
  18. 18. Project  Vision  for  Change  (V4C)   Diversifica5on  ,  a  step  toward  nutri5onal  security   •  Empower  women   organiza0on   •  Promote  revenue   genera0ng  ac0vi0es   •  Promote  temporary   associa0on  with  food   crops   •  Promote  local  produc0on   of  selected  food  crops   –  Assess  food  habit   –  Nutri0on  sensi0za0on  
  19. 19. Project  Vision  for  Change  (V4C)   Diversifica5on  ,  a  step  toward  nutri5onal  security   •  Re-­‐introduce  nutri0ous   indigenous  fruit  trees   in  cocoa  produc0on   systems   –  Barrier  crops  to  combat   CSSV   –  Shade  crops  for   sustainable  cocoa   produc0on   •  Nutri0on  Educa0on  
  20. 20. Thank you Merci Christophe KOUAME V4C Project Manager ICRAF Cote d’Ivoire Country Program
  21. 21. V4C  with  the  collabora2on  of  …  

×