Photo of the Week: A Brighter Future From Cocoa

July 29, 2011

Jorge Salazar Cooperative leaders Victor Rodriguez, Diomedes Lopez and José González hold cocoa beans at a drying table in El Tuma-La Dalia, Nicaragua. In 2006, TechnoServe began working with farmers in the cooperative to help them diversify into cocoa production. Today, the cooperative owns its own processing equipment and is working to produce more cocoa and connect to export markets.

Entrepreneurs holding cocoa beans in Nicaragua

From left, Jorge Salazar Cooperative leaders Victor Rodriguez, Diomedes Lopez and José González hold cocoa beans at a drying table in El Tuma-La Dalia, Nicaragua. In 2006, TechnoServe began working with farmers in the cooperative to help them diversify into cocoa production. Today, the cooperative owns its own processing equipment and is working to produce more cocoa and connect to export markets.

Learn more about our work with the Jorge Salazar Cooperative.

 

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