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Maximizing opportunities in cocoa activity (MOCA)

Implementing Partners and Organisations

Cultivating New Frontiers in Agriculture (CNFA)

Period of Implementation

January 2018 - April 2021

Geographic scope

Africa: Côte d'Ivoire

Cities: Abengourou, Daloa and Soubré


$ 644,211
€ 613 534


Bilateral Aid: United States Department of Agriculture (USDA)


Agriculture & Fisheries, Agroforestry, Rural Development

Type of Activity

Governance and Organizational Strengthening, Monitoring & Evaluation, Technical Assistance & Advisory, Training & Capacity Building, Value Chains / Socioeconomic Circuits


MOCA, a project financed by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) – American Government for a period of 4 years (2017-2021) and executed in partnership with CNFA, an American NGO, aims to improve the efficiency of players in the cocoa value chain in the areas of Abengourou, Daloa and Soubré.

Project Objectives

More effective and efficient Ivorian cocoa sector.

Impact on SDGs

SDG1 - No Poverty
SDG5 - Gender Equality
SDG8 - Decent Work and Economic Growth
SDG10 - Reduced Inequalities
SDG13 - Climate Action

Main Indicators

Value of sales by project beneficiaries
Volume of commodities (metric tons) sold by project beneficiaries
Number of hectares of land under improved techniques or technologies due to USDA assistance
Number of individuals who have applied new techniques or technologies due to USDA assistance

Impact Measurement

CNFA's M&E tools

Direct beneficiaries

Organisations: 26

Individuals: 27000

Local stakeholders

Small and medium size cocoa producers cooperatives

Key Tags

Environment, Gender, Inequalities