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Producers exhibit cocoa projects with an ecological approach in Nicaragua

Fifty young cocoa producers from rural communities in Nicaragua today presented ideas for undertakings related to the cultivation of this fruit with an ecological approach, in order to of competing to obtain economic funds.

Matiguás (Nicaragua), Nov 15 (EFE) .- Fifty young cocoa producers from rural communities in Nicaragua today presented ideas for ventures related to the cultivation of this fruit with ecological focus, in order to compete for economic funds.

Entrepreneurship on agrotourism, agroservicios, cacaotería, among others, were the projects presented before a jury that met in the municipality of Matiguas, department of Matagalpa, 161 kilometers north of Managua.

With the first edition of these competitions, aims to help reduce the migration of young people from rural communities through projects developed by the organization of Belgian origin Rikolto, the coordinator of the project, Jorge Flores.

The committee debated, fed back and decided, among the six projects, which was the most feasible, socially and economically, to obtain financial support, noted the member of the selection committee, Yury Picado.

However, the jury decided to approve all the projects.

And to develop them there are available $ 30,000, allocating a total of $ 5,000 for each, although some require more funds, the organizers explained.

The funds financed by the Belgian organization Youth For Change and Action (Youth for Change and Action, Youca) and promoted by the NGO that supports producers, Rikolto, will be delivered in a credit modality that will be paid in installments agreed.

The reimbursement of the credits will be used to raise and finance more projects of rural youth linked to the cultivation of cocoa with similar ideas.

Once they approved the ideas, they will proceed to its review and meeting with all the leaders, so that by the beginning of next January they will have the established businesses.

"The objective is the development of the community and provide work for young people, "said farmer José Gómez, after presenting his winning project the" Ruta del Cacao in the Munsun micro basin ", a protected forest area, located in the municipality of Río Blanco, 195 kilometers north of Managua.

The project of young entrepreneurs will be valid until July 2018, according to the information.

In In September 2015, Nicaragua entered the list of countries producing fine or flavor cocoa of the International Cocoa Organization (ICCO), with a level of 100% approval.

Meanwhile, a sample of Nicaraguan fine cocoa was selected among the 17 best in the world for its origin and quality at the 2015 International Cocoa Awards, celebrated in France.

Nicaragua has been recognized internationally by the company Ingemann, producer of a variety of types of cocoa with different flavor profiles for the world fine chocolate industry.

According to the Executive, genetically, the cocoa available in Nicaragua is of the Trinidadian type that, if properly fermented, constitutes the material Preferred premium for fine and dark chocolates.

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