EMPOWER FARMERS TO SECURE COCOA SUSTAINABILITY

FarmGate Foundation is a civil society non-profit organization established to play an important role to empower and strengthen farmers capacity (especially the smallholders) and to promote sustainable cocoa farming. Our goal is to transform smallholder farming to a professionalize farming business where farmers are independent entrepreneur and are capable to sustain the industry.

For millions of hard working men and women, farming is more than just growing crops; it is about self-reliance and to have a decent livelihood. As a private sector driven non-profit civil society, we strongly believe that cocoa farmers should be supported to acquire the skills needed to manage a sustainable and profitable farming business by themselves.

Sustainability 

Sustainable supply of good quality and better yield of cocoa is often hindered by inadequate circulation of good farming material

Inclusiveness 

Inclusiveness and working together between relevant stakeholders in the cocoa sector, key factors to overcome challenges of the supply chain.

Environment

Climate change and its impacts are pushing cocoa production and the livelihoods of farmers their families even deep below poverty

Livelihood

Cocoa farmers are economically not viable particularly smallholder and are unable to sustain their livelihood, due to the low income they earn.

Our Approach

Realizing change is a gradual and difficult process, in the coming years FGF and WCFO will be focusing in driving the cocoa sector towards inclusion, tractability and sustainable. We will do these by building

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Cocoa Events

Event is focus on FarmGate Foundation and World Cocoa Farmers Organization “Bottom Up Approach” in towards realizing a traceable and sustainable cocoa sector from 7-8 Dec. 2017, Utrecht and Amsterdam.

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News

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Why Support

Support us make a difference to strengthen cocoa farmers particularly the smallholders and farming community, collectively we will realized a responsible and traceable sustainable cocoa supply chain.

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Our partners

ACEPROCACAO
AFDIJ
APPCACAO
Chocex
Kuapa Kokoo
Wageningen