Department of Estate Crops (DISBUN – Dinas Perkebunan):
Agricultural extension workers from DISBUN were trained as trainers for beneficiary farmers in Sulawesi, Bali, west Papua and north Sumatra.
YPANSU is the local nongovernmental organization (NGO) in north Sumatra that was primarily responsible for the rollout of training to farmers in that region.
YALHIMO is a local NGO in west Papua. Its staff and volunteers conducted trainings for farmers in that region.
Located in Makassar, south Sulawesi, Hasanuddin University was a key research partner, and its plant science department conducted a number of research projects on the natural predators of the cocoa pod borer.
University of Tadulako:
Located in Palu, central Sulawesi, the University of Tadulako conducted research trials on cocoa pests and predators.
Association of Indonesian Cocoa Traders (ASKINDO):
ASKINDO provided guidance and advice to the program, participated in conferences and coordination meetings during the program implementation, and supported activities in the field. As a result of ASKINDO’s collaboration, a number of quality improvement activities were initiated that directly linked traders and buyers with farmer field school alumni groups, creating and strengthening vertical linkages within the industry.
Indonesian Cocoa and Coffee Research Institute (ICCRI):
The foremost cocoa research institute, ICCRI, located at Jember in East Java, worked with field technicians and participants in Bali using improved clonal material as their side-grafting bud wood. The recipients set up trials in their gardens and monitored the progress of these clones. The results were shared with the cocoa research facility.