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Training Series for Cocoa Development in Nigeria on: Rehabilitation of Old Cocoa farms

Twelve participants from five corporate bodies were in attendance:

Participating Corporate Bodies:


              Commercial Agricultural Development Project (CADP), Cross River State

              Farmers Development Union (FADU)


              Nivik Investment

Training Curriculum

              Side Grafting on Old tree trunks

              Top Grafting on chupons 

              Filling up of missing gaps and reduction of stands in a densely populated cocoa plantation

Training approach and time sharing

              80% Practical

              20% Formal class time (Interactive sessions) 

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