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Cacao Travels: Dominican Republic – Yamasá Region & Development Agencies

Welcome to blog #6 on my cacao trip to Grenada and the Dominican Republic (DR), covering visits to development agencies in Santo Domingo; and cacao development projects, YACAO (processor) and FEDOPO (producers) in Yamasá. 1/26/12: USAID-REDDOM. En route to  USAID, … Continue reading

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Cacao Travels: Dominican Republic – CONACADO Northwest

Here’s blog #5 on my cacao trip to Grenada and the Dominican Republic (DR), covering a visit the CONACADO cacao cooperative’s offices and northwestern producer communities. This is a bit long, as it’s meant to inform those interested in the … Continue reading

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Dominican Republic Trip: Casa de Las Anas and Moncion

During a month-long trip to Grenada and the Dominican Republic, focused on learning about cacao and the agricultural sector, I spent an absolutely wonderful week in at Casa de las Anas in Moncion. (photos!) Moncion is a small municipality two … Continue reading

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