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21st - 25th April 2008
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Cocoa Producers' Alliance
National Assembly Complex
Tafawa Balewa Square
P.O. Box 1718
Lagos, Nigeria
234/1-263-5574
234/1-263-5684 (fax)
info@copal-cpa.org

 
16TH INTERNATIONAL COCOA RESEARCH CONFERENCE
 
16TH INTERNATIONAL COCOA RESEARCH CONFERENCE

HYATT HOTEL, NUSA DUA
DENPASAR, BALI – INDONESIA

From  16 - 20   NOVEMBER  2009

ORGANISED BY THE COCOA PRODUCERS’ ALLIANCE  IN CONJUNCTION WITH THE GOVERNEMENT OF INDONESIA

THEME: “TOWARDS RATIONAL COCOA PRODUCTION AND EFFICIENT USE FOR A SUSTAINABLE WORLD COCOA ECONOMY”

The development of this theme should lay emphasis on the following requirements :        
1.  the need to take into consideration the scarcity of land available for cocoa farming
2.  the need to prolong the life span of cocoa trees
3.  the need to produce as much as possible on smaller land area
4.  the need to reduce the effect of pests and diseases through the use of resistant plant material
5.  the need to resort to environment-friendly farming practices
6.  the need to increase the use of cocoa and cocoa by-products
7.   the need to be well informed on and better exploit the benefits of cocoa and cocoa products for human health
8.  the need to reduce or even eliminate the presence of contaminants in cocoa and cocoa derived products
9.  the need to make the functioning of the terminal market and the management of cocoa stocks and cocoa derived products transparent
10.  the need for farmers to achieve remunerative price
11.  the need to improve the standard of living of the cocoa farming community
  SESSIONS: Conference sessions will cover the following subjects areas
i.  Genetics and Breeding
ii.  Agronomy, Agro forestry, Physiology, Soils and Nutrition
iii.  Pests and Diseases
iv.  Chemistry, Technology and Quality
v.  Efficient utilisation of cocoa and cocoa by-products
vi.  Improvement of cocoa consumption through generic promotion
vii.  New and non-traditional uses of cocoa
viii.  Transfer of Technologies and Efficient utilisation of the results from cocoa research
ix.  Marketing and Socio-Economics
x.  Other aspects of research including Environment
   
The conference will be followed by INGENIC, INCOPED and INAFORESTA meetings from 23rd to 25th November 2009.

For more information contact

Cocoa Producers’ Alliance,
National Assembly Complex,
Tafawa Balewa Square, P. O. Box 1718, Lagos, Nigeria.
Tel: +234-1263 5574 Fax: 234-1 263 5684.
Email:16icrc@copal-cpa.org

 

 

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