Vision for Change Project (V4C) uri icon

abstract

  • Mars Incorporated, in partnership with the World Agroforestry Centre (ICRAF) and national partners, will increase the production of cocoa for smallholder farmers in Cote d™Ivoire. Through the Vision for Change: Sustainable Cocoa Communities project between ICRAF and the chocolate company Mars Inc. The Vision for Change partnership of Mars Inc., ICRAF, CNRA, Agence Nationale d'Appui au Developpement Rural (ANADER) works to improve the livelihoods of farmers through research on developing improved cocoa varieties, securing markets for agroforestry products and quantifying the potential for trees on farms for climate change mitigation and adaptation. œThe Vision for Change project being brought to life in Cote d'Ivoire by ICRAF is a long-term collaboration with nationa l institutions, industry peers and others that will apply research and technology transfer to increase yields for cocoa farmers

publication date

  • 2013