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Wives of cocoa farmers are regularly involved in 12 of the 19 key stages in cocoa production. The efficiency, fairness, and sustainability of not involving women in cocoa interventions is put in doubt. An example is given of an intervention to overcome gender constraints in Honduras.

The importance of increasing productivity in the cocoa sector is stressed as so many people in Ivory Coast depend on cocoa farming. Anything that supports sustainability and reduces poverty is of interest for the World Bank as poverty reduction is a top priority.

A member of Kuapa Kokoo cocoa grower' s cooperative was elected the national secretary for the farmers' union and the chair of the farmers trust. In this video she explains in 3 minutes that she joined Kuapa Kokoo because this cooperative pays fair and plays fair deals with the women cocoa...

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