Photo of the Week: Building Skills for Cocoa Farmers in Ghana

June 15, 2012

Mary Okyrefo spreads cocoa beans to dry in the village of Akyem Takyiman in eastern Ghana. TechnoServe is partnering with agricultural firm Wienco Ghana Limited to develop capacity for farmers like Mary. Through the Cocoa Abrobopa Association, we are helping cocoa farmers to implement good agricultural practices and run their farms as businesses.

Entrepreneur spreading cocoa beans in Ghana

Mary Okyrefo spreads cocoa beans to dry in the village of Akyem Takyiman in eastern Ghana. TechnoServe is partnering with agricultural firm Wienco Ghana Limited to develop capacity for farmers like Mary. Through the Cocoa Abrobopa Association, we are helping cocoa farmers to implement good agricultural practices and run their farms as businesses.

Learn more about this work in our 2011 Annual Report.

 

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