The harvest is partially processed at Oasis Doña Isabel. Initially by selling the clean, dry almond. In the short term, a plant will be added for the process of "fermentation" of cocoa almonds at the origin. This is of great importance for the quality of cocoa and consequent economic impact on the sale since it [...]
Yes. That is why the Oasis Doña Isabel is created, with its own production large enough to guarantee an annual tonnage that is of interest to the great buyers.
The expected production of the other smallholder farmers, in the first phase of the AgroFamily Cacao Dominicana Program, corresponds to the first 200 families. These will provide an output of the order of 3,000 Ton per year of the raw fine cocoa beans.
How many tons of cocoa will Oasis Doña Isabel produce annually as Production to which small farmers are added?
In the first phase, which features the trees sold now, about 600 Tons of raw grain and about 2,000 Ton per year will be obtained in the full operation of the Oasis's three development phases.
The average plot per farmer in the Program is of six ha. The minimum size of the parcels to participate in AgroFamily is of two ha. And the maximum to be admitted as a "small farmer" is twelve ha.
On admission as Members of the Cooperative of Savings, Credits and Multiple Services Solidarity Savings Bank (COOPCAS), they receive essential services such as Health, Family Funeral Service, Life and Agricultural Insurance, various advisory services or access to housing. Also, access to the AgroFamily Program.
Firstly, with their affiliation as a partner of "LA CAS", which is a Socially Based Financial Entity. It offers partners a financial account for their savings and credits. It also offers, free essential services for the family and the Programs, Products and Services developed by ALIADE. Secondly, the family applies for entry into the Program [...]
Ten thousand families in total, in successive phases. Two hundred in this first phase of the Program. Six hundred in the second phase of the Program. Subsequently, more families will be admitted to the Program on a quarterly basis.
A Regional Development Project focused on the production of high performance and quality of the land of small farmers, ensuring their immediate economic self-sufficiency and in the long term, their complete social integration. Based on the facilities and production of "Oasis Doña Isabel" Model Farm, the micro-farmers add their products to export directly together.