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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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US Ambassador Carter Visits Mars CDC at Petit Bondoukou

 

US Ambassador Carter Visits Mars CDC at Petit Bondoukou

U.S. Ambassador to Cote d’Ivoire Philip Carter III paid a special visit to our local cocoa partners on the ground in Petit Bondoukou.  A team of us from Mars Chocolate joined Mr. Carter, his wife and the 3rd Secretary of the Embassy on the visit last week to discuss ways farmers can use

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