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Developing safe production practices for cocoa beans
STDF/PPG/577
Start:
15/03/2017
End:
31/12/2018
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Status
Completed
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Project value (US$)
85,626
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STDF Contribution (US$)
68,458
Beneficiaries
Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Trinidad and Tobago
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Implementing entities
International Cocoa Organization (ICCO)
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This PPG aims to develop a regional strategy and a project proposal to establish a set of mitigation and remediation measures for cadmium contamination in cocoa beans in Latin America and the Caribbean, in the context of a new Regulation from the European Union.
Β More specifically, the PPG will carry out a detailed assessment of research and scientific studies conducted in Latin America and the Caribbean, to understand the level of knowledge and stage of development of practices to mitigate/remediate cadmium contamination in cocoa beans.Β 

The PPG will propose a regional strategy framework identifying the outstanding gaps and recommendations based on consultation with stakeholders. Following a regional technical meeting on the findings of the assessment, the project proposal will be drawn up.Β 

Beneficiaries
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Colombia
Ecuador
Peru
Trinidad and Tobago
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Implementing Entities
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International Cocoa Organization (ICCO)
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