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Title: Cacao Intensification in Sulawesi: A Green Prosperity Model Project

NREL conducted eight model projects for Millennium Challenge Corporation's (MCC) Compact with Indonesia. Green Prosperity, the largest project of the Compact, seeks to address critical constraints to economic growth while supporting the Government of Indonesia's commitment to a more sustainable, less carbon-intensive future. This study evaluates techniques to improve cacao farming in Sulawesi Indonesia with an emphasis on Farmer Field Schools and Cocoa Development Centers to educate farmers and for train the trainer programs. The study estimates the economic viability of cacao farming if smallholder implement techniques to increase yield as well as social and environmental impacts of the project.
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Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
1156964
Report Number(s):
NREL/TP-5400-62434
DOE Contract Number:
AC36-08GO28308
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Resource Relation:
Related Information: Produced under direction of the Millennium Challenge Corporation by the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) under Interagency Agreement IAG-12-1866 and Task No WFQ9.1017
Research Org:
National Renewable Energy Lab. (NREL), Golden, CO (United States)
Sponsoring Org:
Millennium Challenge Corporation
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
54 ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES; 29 ENERGY PLANNING, POLICY AND ECONOMY; 33 ADVANCED PROPULSION SYSTEMS; MILLENNIUM CHALLENGE CORPORATION; CACAO; COCOA BEANS; FARMER FIELD SCHOOLS; PRUNING; GRAFTING; PHYTOSANITATION; SULAWESI; INDONESIA