Revitalizing Cocoa Production in Post Conflict Liberia

In Liberia, the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) is aiming to improve the lives of more than 15,000 smallholder cocoa and coffee farmers.

A grower exhibits his cocoa beans.

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    United States Agency for International Development, 14 February 2012

    They say the way to a person's heart is through their stomach. read more »

  • Liberia:  Bringing Cocoa Back to Life

    UN Integrated Regional Information Networks, 25 January 2008

    In some areas of Liberia cocoa trees are being cut and burned for charcoal even as the government and aid groups are working to revive the crop that once provided a living for tens ... read more »

  • Liberia:  Rebuilding Agriculture from Scratch, 8 January 2008

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