Working Group - Cocoa
Cocoa is Indonesia primary export commodity. Productivity of cocoa plants in Indonesia have declined by 50% in the past five years. Smallholder cocoa plants are suffering as a result of declining soil fertility due to misapplication of urea fertilizer.
- Collaborating with the Ministry of Agriculture to develop high-quality seeds.
- Delivering professional farmer packages, which include agri-inputs, planting material, and knowledge.
- Improving access to savings, loans, other financial services, as well as financial literacy trainings.
- Increasing awareness of environmental issues in the cocoa sector by educating and training farmers in environmentally friendly practices.
- Building training programs to improve the communities’ access to nutrition and other basic services.
- Promoting the inclusivity of marginalized groups like women and youths.
- Scaling CocoaTrace, a cloud-based software developed by Koltiva to enable the industry to improve traceability across the cocoa value chain.
- 153,406 farmers participating.
- Trained 1,411 government extension officers.
- 69,936 households have been trained on financial literacy.
- 43% increase in productivity.
- 66% increase in income from baseline.
- 33% decrease in GHG emissions
Leader: Mars Symbioscience Indonesia
- PT Mars Symbioscience Indonesia.
- PT Cargill Indonesia
- Cocoa Sustainability Partnership.
- PT Koltiva.
- Mercy Corps Indonesia.
- PT Pupuk Indonesia (Persero).
- Save The Children.
- Yayasan IRTI.