Urgent Action is Needed
Urgent action from the whole cocoa sector is needed to ensure cocoa genetic resources are conserved and available to use in developing improved planting material.
Priority needs have been identified
The CacaoNet Global Strategy for Conservation and Use of Cocoa Genetic Resources was developed through extensive consultation with stakeholders. It identifies the priorities for the conservation initiative.
How you can help
Join the sector-wide effort to conserve genetic resources and improve our chances of having access to the diversity needed to develop planting materials with the quality characteristics demanded with the resilience to pests, diseases and climate stress to make it an economically viable crop for our farmers.