Cocoa Agro Smallholder Approach to Sustainability

Author :

Neeta Baporikar

Pages :

7 pages

Product Type :

Case

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Teaching Note :

Institute:

Harold Pupkewitz Graduate School of Business

Setting:

Year:

2015

Keywords:

Africa, Agro, Approach, Cocoa, Development, Smallholder, Sustainability

Summary/Abstract:

In today’s globalizing world, can agricultural growth still jump-start overall growth? And what are the essential policies to accelerate agricultural growth to fulfill its historic role? How would cocoa agro smallholder approach ensure sustainability? These are the questions addressed in this case, which focuses on Sub-Saharan Africa, where the growth rate of agricultural GDP per capita was close to zero during the early 1970s and negative through the 1980s and early 1990s.