National Organization Committees

Below are the contacts details of the National Organization Committees for participating countries in the 2019 Edition of the Cocoa of Excellence Programme and the International Cocoa Awards. Many are in the process of being confirmed.  For any questions on the contacts for the countries not yet listed or contacts that will change in 2019, please contact the CoEx Programme coordination.

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AUSTRALIA

2019 Contacts to be confirmed

BELIZE

Contacts 2019 to be confirmed

BENIN

Contacts 2019 to be confirmed

Bolivia

Contacts 2019 to be confirmed

 

Brazil

Contacts 2019 to be confirmed

CAMEROON

Contacts 2019 to be confirmed

Colombia

 

Contacts 2019 to be confirmed


 

CONGo, republic of

Contacts 2019 to be confirmed

Congo, DRC

 

Contacts 2019 to be confirmed

Costa Rica

Juan Pablo Büchert
Cámara Nacional de Cacao Fino de Costa Rica
National Fine Cocoa Chamber of Costa Rica
CANACACAO
San José, Costa Rica
CR direct: +(506) 8827-8538
Email: juanbuchert@gmail.com
www.canacacao.org
www.facebook.com/CanacacaoCostaRica

Côte d'Ivoire

Contacts 2019 to be confirmed

DOMINICA

Contacts 2019 to be confirmed

DOMINICAN REPUBLIC

2019 contacts to be confirmed

Ecuador

Dr Rey Loor
Estación Experimental Tropical Pichilingue
Instituto Nacional de Investigaciones Agropecuarias
INIAP – EET-Pichilingue
Km5 vía Quevedo al Empalme
Mocache, Prov. Los Ríos, Ecuador
Tel: 593-52-783128 / 953-52-783044 / 593-52-784522
Fax: 593 052-784522
Email: rey.loor@iniap.gob.ec

Merlyn Casanova, Directora Ejecutiva
Asociación Nacional de Exportadores de Cacao (ANECACAO) 
Av. Miguel Alcivar y Victor Sicouret
Edificio Torres del Norte, TorreB, Local 6
Guayaquil, Ecuador
Telefax: (593-4) 2687264
Celular: (593-9) 98864639
Emails: gerencia@anecacao.com y presidencia@anecacao.com
https://www.facebook.com/anecacao.ecuador
https://twitter.com/Anecacao_Ecu

El Salvador

Jairo Andrade
COP - Alianza Cacao
Catholic Relief Services - CRS
73 Av. Sur N° 221, Col Escalón
San Salvador, El Salvador C.A.
Tel: (503) 2207-6900
Email: jairo.andrade@crs.org
Website: crs.org or crsespanol.org

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EQUATORIAL GUINEA

2019 contacts to be confirmed

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FIJI

2019 contacts to be confirmed

Ghana

 

Contacts 2019 to be confirmed

 

Guatemala

Contacts 2019 to be confirmed

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HAITI

 

Contacts 2019 to be confirmed

 

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HAWAII

 

Contacts 2019 to be confirmed

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HONDURAS

Ing. Aníbal Ayala, Gerente General
Asociación de Productores de Cacao de Honduras (APROCACAHO)
Municipio de Choloma, Departamento de Cortés
Honduras C.A.
Tel: +504 2669-3400/ 3912
Cell: +504 9991-5643
E-mail: cacaohonduras@aprocacaho.com
Website: www.aprocacaho.com

INDIA

 

Dr. P. Chowdappa, Director

ICAR - Central Plantation Crops Research Institute (CPCRI)

Kasaragod-671 124, Kerala, India

Mobile No: +91-9446535932

Tel Office: +91-4994 232333, 91-4994- 232893, 232894, 232895

Email: directorcpcri@gmail.com

 

Dr. S. Elain Apshara, Principal Scientist

Horticulture Section

ICAR - Central Plantation Crops Research Institute (CPCRI)

Regional Station, Vittal

Karnataka- 574 243, India

Mobile no: +91- 9449809566

Office no: +91- 8255- 239238

Email: elainapshara@gmail.com

 

Dr. Venkatesh N. Hubballi

Director & Transparency Officer

Directorate of Cashewnut & Cocoa Development (DCCD)

Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare, Govt. of India

Department of Agriculture, Co-operation & Farmers Welfare

8th & 9th Floor, Kera Bhavan, SRV High School Road,

Cochin- 682 011, Kerala State, India

Ph: +91-484-2377151 Fax: +91-484-2377239

Mobile: +91-9895122719

E-Mail: dccd@nic.in, venkatesh_hubballi@yahoo.co.in

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INDONESIA

Contacts 2019 to be confirmed

JAMAICA

Contacts 2019 to be confirmed

LIBERIA

Contacts 2019 to be confirmed

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MALAYSIA

Contacts 2019 to be confirmed

MARTINIQUE

 

Contacts 2019 to be confirmed

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MEXICO

Dr. Carlos Hugo Avendaño Arrazate
Investigador Titular
Responsable Programa de Cacao
Instituto Nacional de Investigaciones Forestales, Agrícolas y Pecuarias (INIFAP)
Campo Experimental Rosario Izapa
Programa de Investigación en Cultivos Industriales Perennes
Km. 18 Carretera Tapachula-Cacahoatán
Tuxtla Chico,  C.P. 30870, Chiapas, México
Tel.: 01800 088 2222 Ext 86411
Email: avendano.carlos@inifap.gob.mx

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NICARAGUA

 

Contacts 2019 to be confirmed

NIGERIA

Contacts 2019 to be confirmed

 

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PAPUA NEW GUINEA

Mr. Naithel Wartovo
Export Quality Assurance Manager
Cocoa Board of Papua New Guinea
Balavu Street, PO Box 532
Kokopo, ENBP, Papua New Guinea
Tel: +675 982 9083, Fax: +675 982 8712
Email: naithelwartovo20@gmail.com and quality.manager@cocoaboard.org.pg

 

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PERU

Contacts 2019 to be confirmed

 

PHILIPPINES

Mr. Valente Turtur
Chairman, Philippines National Cacao Industry Council
President, Cacao Industry Development Association of Mindanao, Inc. (CIDAMI)
Davao City, Mindanao, Philippines
Tel:  (082) 330-6068
Cell: +63998-9980249
Email: cidami.center@gmail.com

PUERTO RICO

2019 contacts to be confirmed

SAMOA

2019 contacts to be confirmed

SIERRA LEONE

2019 contacts to be confirmed

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SOLOMON ISLANDS

2019 contacts to be confirmed

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St Vincent and the Grenadines

 

Andrew Hadley

General Manager

St Vincent Cocoa Company (SVCC)

Cruise Ship Terminal, Kingstown

St Vincent and the Grenadines

Phone: +1 784 533 1500

Email: andrew.hadley@svgcocoa.com

 

Wilf Marriott

Cocoa Sales, Sustainability & Social Media Manager

St Vincent Cocoa Company (SVCC)

Tel: +1 779 546 6224

Email: wilf.marriott@svgcocoa.com

www.svgcocoa.com

 

 

TANZANIA

2019 contacts to be confirmed

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TOGO

Gouthon Enselme, Secrétaire Général
Comité de Coordination pour les Filières Café et Cacao (CCFCC)
Immeuble Direction du Conditionnement et de la Métrologie Légale (DCML)
Zone Portuaire
BP: 8582 Lomé Togo
Tél : +228 22 27 09 45
Fax: +228 22 27 09 65
E-mail: ccfcctogo@gmail.com ou genselme@yahoo.fr

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TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO

2019 contacts to be confirmed

VANUATU

Sandrine Wallez
ACTIV Association
Stella Mare Sub-Division
P.O. Box 5125
Second Lagoon, Port Vila, Vanuatu
Email: activassociation@hotmail.com
Tel : +678 22 554
www.activassociation.org

VIETNAM

2019 contacts to be confirmed                                          
*Photo from L. Hook, Bioversity*