Sustainable Cocoa Production Program (SCPP)

SCPP is public-private partnership in Indonesia working directly with 60,000 cocoa farming household in 6 Indonesian provinces to improve farm productivity and livelihood conditions.

Sustainable Cocoa Production Program (SCPP)

Aiming to promote the development of the Indonesian cocoa value chain, the Sustainable Cocoa Production Program (SCPP) is a public-private partnership comprising Swisscontact, the Swiss State Secretariat for Economic Affairs (SECO), the Sustainable Trade Initiative (IDH), the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, and private cocoa sector companies, including Armajaro, ADM Cocoa (SERAP), Cargill (SULA), Mars and Nestlé (Nestlé Cocoa Plan). It aims to improve the productivity and quality of cocoa production of 60,000 cocoa farmers, of which 20% women, in six provinces in Indonesia, including Aceh, West Sumatra, West Sulawesi, South Sulawesi, Central Sulawesi, and South East Sulawesi. The program duration is 4 years and will end in 2015.

By using a holistic and successfully tested approach, SCPP helps to provide a foundation for the long-term sustainability of cocoa production in Indonesia. This approach incorporates:

  • Farming Good Practice and Technology Transfer Systems
  • Nutrition and Gender Sensitivity Integration
  • Farmer Organisation, Market Access and Certification
  • Integrated Agri-Business Financing
  • Stakeholder Management and Networking Platforms


  • United States Agency for International Development (USAID)

    Funding Agencies
    United States | Staff size: Unknown

    USAID is the lead U.S. Government agency that works to end extreme global poverty and enable resilient, democratic societies to realize their potential.

    U.S. foreign assistance has...

  • Swisscontact - Swiss Foundation for Technical Cooperation

    Implementing NGO
    Switzerland | Staff size: 1001-5000

    Swisscontact promotes economic, social and ecological development by supporting people to successfully integrate into local commercial life. Swisscontact...

  • Swiss State Secretariat for Economic Affairs (SECO)

    Switzerland | Staff size: Unknown

    SECO is the federal government's centre of expertise for all core issues relating to economic policy. Its aim is to ensure sustainable economic growth by putting in place the necessary...

  • IDH - The Sustainable Trade Initiative

    Implementing NGO
    Netherlands | Staff size: 26-50

    Headquartered in Utrecht, The Netherlands, The IDH (Sustainable Trade Initiative) was established by the Dutch government in 2009 to help improve the sustainability of international supply...

  • Royal Netherlands Embassy, Indonesia

    Indonesia | Staff size: Unknown

    The Netherlands Ministry of Foreign Affairs has more than 150 embassies, consulates and permanent representations to international organizations all over the world. Besides, there are about 360...

  • Archer Daniels Midland Company (ADM)

    Service Providers, Goods Supplier
    Staff size: Unknown

    For more than a century, the people of Archer Daniels Midland Company (NYSE: ADM) have transformed crops into products that serve the vital needs of a growing world. Today, they are one of the...

  • Armajaro Trading

    Goods Supplier
    United States | Staff size: 501-1000

    Armajaro Trading is a global soft commodity trading house and supply chain manager founded in 1998 and is one of the world's largest traders in soft...

  • Cargill

    Service Providers, Goods Supplier
    United States | Staff size: 10,000+

    Cargill provides food, agriculture, financial and industrial products and services to the world. Together with farmers, customers, governments and communities, they help people thrive by...

  • Mars, Inc.

    Goods Supplier
    United States | Staff size: 10,000+

    Mars, Incorporated is an American global manufacturer of confectionery, pet food, and other food products. The company is headquartered in McLean, Virginia, USA. The...

  • Nestlé

    Service Providers
    Switzerland | Staff size: 10,000+

    As the leading nutrition, health and wellness company, we are committed to enhancing people’s lives, everywhere, every day. We strive to make our brands tastier and healthier choices that...

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Key Information

LocationIndonesia, East Asia and Pacific
  • Start Date 2012
  • End Date 2015
  • Sectors