CALLIVOIRE - Monitoring the yields of Banzaï™ demonstration plots on cocoa

June 2016
June 2017
Project cost
11 000 €
Role in the project
Expertise cocoa sector


Côte d’Ivoire


Agriculture Organic Agriculture




Main goals

Monitor in real conditions the effectiveness of the biostimulant BANZAÏ™ on the production of beans (35 parcels distributed throughout the cocoa zone, in 2016).

Specific objectives

  • Encrypt the effect of BANZAÏ™ on the production of cocoa pods and beans
  • Show customers the effects of BANZAI (increase of pod production, increase of yield).
  • Collect data (performance variables) to help refine communication with clients.




R1. Study report containing an operating account by technical modality, details of farmers' practices, raw data collected
R2.: Summary report after each field mission


A1. Follow-up of 6 parcels to attest to the results obtained when using Banzaï™
A2. Follow-up of the harvest of plots in November and January to obtain the final yield of the 6 parcels
A3. Counting of flowers / cherries / pods of 6 parcels in June and September

Related people

Project Manager / France

Noémie Rullier

Holder of an Engineering diploma in Agronomy, specializing in Sustainable agricultural & Agri-Food systems for the South, from Montpellier SupAgro- Institut des Régions Chaudes (IRC), she brings her expertise to support technical changes and development processes in rural area; to support farm advisory, training engineering and plant biology research

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Cédric Rabany

Holder of a Master of Science, "Agricultural Engineer and territories development" from the Institut Supérieur d’Agriculture (ISARA Lyon), he brings his expertise in agro-food/agricultural sectors' analysis and development, strengthening of supplychain actors (producers, private/public actors, agro-food industries...), socio-economic analysis of agricultural chains and his great knowledge of companies in these markets

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