Genomics of environmentally-dependent selection; legumes and rhizobia as a model

When March 16, 2018, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Speaker: Dr. Peter Tiffin, University of Minnesota

Cadmium issues in cacao (genetics and soils)

When March 21, 2018, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Speaker: Francisco Menéndez Burns and Jhony Benavides

Book signing with Greg D'Alesandre, of Dandelion Chocolate at Big Spring Spirits, Bellefonte, PA

When March 29, 2018, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Panel discussion on cacao and chocolate with Dr. Siela Maximova, Dr. Greg Ziegler, Dr. Josh Lambert, Sarah Eissler (all part of the CCRN), as well as Dr. Jasna Kovac, of food science, and Greg D'Alesandre of Dandelion Chocolate

When March 29, 2018, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Agricultural trade capacity building programs administered by USDA/FAS

When April 6, 2018, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Speaker: Jocelyn G. Brown

Evaluation of cacao projects in Colombia to explain their success drivers: a study case of Productive Partnership

When April 18, 2019, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Speaker: Alejandro Gil Aguirre, M.S. Candidate in AEE

Smallholder farmers reasons to grow cacao beans and coca leaves in Peru

When April 18, 2018, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Speaker: María Vivanco, Ph.D. Candidate Rural Sociology

Challenges with detection and reduction of foodborne pathogens in cocoa and chocolate

When May 19, 2018, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Speaker: Dr. Jasna Kovac

The role of total fat content and fatty acid composition on the sensory perception of chocolate flavor

When May 9, 2018, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Speaker: Dr. Helene Hopfer

The Cacao Network Summer Picnic at Spruce Creek Cabin

When June 13, 2018, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Soils and plant factors explaining cd accumulation in cacao

When September 18, 2018, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Speaker: Dr. Erik Smolders from KU Leuven, Belgium

Exploiting the cacao genetic diversity for climate change resilience

When September 21, 2018, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Speaker: Dr. Pathmanathan Umaharan, the Director of the Cocoa Research Centre at The University of the West Indies St. Augustine, Trinidad

Making better chocolate faster: florigen and family as tools to accelerate cacao breeding

When October 29, 2018, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Speaker: Sarah Prewitt

Socioeconomic and technological factors that influence technology innovation on cacao farms in two post-conflict regions of Colombia

When November 14, 2018, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Speaker: Lina M. Tami, Graduate Candidate, M.S.

Chocolate and Climate Change: Investigating the gender dynamics of adaptation strategies for Indonesian small-scale producers

When November 14, 2018, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Speaker: Sarah Eissler, Ph.D. Candidate Rural Sociology

Poster session and reception with members of CCRN (Graduate Students, Post-doctoral Fellows and Faculty) and USDA-FAS delegation

When April 5, 2018, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

The Cacao Network Holiday Party

When December 8, 2018, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Maximizing Opportunities in Coffee & Cacao in the Americas (MOCCA)

When January 16, 2019, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Speaker: : Carolina Aguilar, Deputy Regional Director, Quality & Growth Latin America, Lutheran World Relief

The Science of Chocolate

When February 6, 2019, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Speakers: Dr. Helene Hopfer Dr. Greg Ziegler, Terianne Hamada and Allison Brown

Evaluation of cacao projects in Colombia: a case study of Rural Productive Partnerships Project (PAAP)

When April 9, 2019, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Speaker: Alejandro Gil, M.S. Candidate, Agricultural and Extension Education-International Agriculture and Development

Dr. Eduardo Chavez, a faculty at the Escuela Superior Politécnica del Litoral (ESPOL) and Centro de Investigaciones Biotecnológicas del Ecuador (CIBE)

When April 17, 2019, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

A Universal Model of Cocoa Cycles and Potential Transitions. The case of Côte d’Ivoire. From Cocoa to Cashew, From Forest rent to Manure

When April 17, 2019, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Speaker: Dr. François Ruf, Agricultural Economist, CIRAD- Agricultural Research for Development. France.

The sweet road to success

When May 10, 2019, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Presentations and Training by: Dr. Maria Spencer, Dr. Susan Russell, Dr. Colleen Connolly-Ahern, Dr. Mark A. Brennan

Cacao, Cocoa, and Chocolate – A Story from bean to bar

When May 30, 2019, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Speakers: Helene Hopfer, Mark Guiltinan, and Siela Maximova

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