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A toast to cocoa diversity

Richard Scobey, President of the World Cocoa Foundation, shares his thoughts with Bioversity International on the challenges facing the cocoa value chain, from cocoa producers to consumers, and explains how the private sector can support the use of greater cocoa diversity to help meet those challenges.

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Conserving Cocoa Diversity and Flavor for Future Generations

What will cocoa trees of the future look like? And, more importantly, how will their beans taste? Read the WCF blog post from Michelle End (Cocoa Research Association's Head of Research) and Paul Macek (WCF Vice President of Programs).

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International Cacao Collections and Quarantine Centre

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The International Cocoa Genebank, Trinidad (ICG,T), maintained by the Cocoa Research Centre, University of the West Indies.

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The International Cacao Collection at CATIE (IC3), Costa Rica.

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The International Cocoa Quarantine Centre at Reading (ICQC,R), based at the University of Reading, UK.

Partners in the Call for Support

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