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Global markets, farmers and the state: sustaining profits in the Indonesian cocoa sector



Global markets, farmers and the state: sustaining profits in the Indonesian cocoa sector



Bulletin of Indonesian Economic Studies 43(2): 227-250



The rapid expansion of cocoa farming among Sulawesi smallholders since 1980 has transformed the island into a hub within the global cocoa industry. It hosts a number of multinational trading firms and has an expanding grinding sector. In recent years, however, the cocoa sector has been struck by severe pest, disease and quality problems, which are undermining the long-term sustainability of one of Eastern Indonesia's most important rural industries.

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DOI: 10.1080/00074910701408073


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