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Meet the Cocoa Farmers of Petit Bondoukou, Côte d’Ivoire

The most effective way to raise productivity on farms is to show best practice in action and to give farmers the skills and tools they need to apply it on their own farms.  In Petit Bondoukou, Mars Chocolate is beginning to do just that by implementing a Cocoa Development Center.

Scroll through these photos to see some snapshots of daily life in the community

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Mars Chocolate Germany and UTZ Certified Visit Ghana Cocoa Farmering Schools

Visit to Ghana – Attending a farmer field school

Note: This post is authored by Nico Schiller, Corporate Affairs Manager at Mars Chocolate Germany

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Birds twittering in

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Mars Chocolate Germany and UTZ Certified Visit Ghana Cocoa Farmers

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Visit to Ghana – Meeting tomorrow’s cocoa farmers

Note: This post is authored by Nico Schiller, Corporate Affairs Manager at Mars Chocolate Germany

During a press trip

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Mars Featured in IBM’s ‘Wild Ducks’ Film

Mars has partnered with IBM and the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) on the sequencing of the cocoa genome and as a result IBM featured our strong partnership during their 100 year anniversary celebration.

On Thursday, June 16th IBM released a short film directed by an Academy Award winning director Davis Guggenheim called “Wild Ducks.” Following the theme of making the world a better

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