New land for cocoa farming

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We believe it is better to improve the yield per hectare of farm than to create new farms, which would put even more pressure on the ecosystem. Moreover, there are…
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Climate Change

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We encourage our members to diversify their farms to include other sources of income, adapting not only to the market, but also to climate change. Climate change techniques CAA members…
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Energy Efficiency

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Energy efficiency is a key element in our training sessions. We teach our members how to minimise energy consumption, such as by making sure that motorised farm equipment is regularly…
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Responsible waste management

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Unfortunately, rural Ghana does not have any functioning waste collection services, which means tailor-made approaches are required. Farmers are taught to use waste pits for organic and inorganic waste, dug…
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Soil erosion

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Soil erosion is a big problem, as it can be destructive to farms and affect access to potable water. Deforestation is one of the biggest culprits. Farmers are taught skills…
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Animal diversity

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To preserve animal life, we have compiled a list of animals found on or near cocoa farms. During training courses, we ask members if they’ve seen any of these animals…
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Protecting bodies of water

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Farms close to water are subject to limits for crop spraying, based on what body of water they are near (streams, rivers, lakes, or springs). Harvested pods should not be…
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