ACOPAGRO is a cocoa producersí cooperative in the North of Peru, with over 500 associated members. The organization provides technical assistance to the farmers in order to augment the productivity and quality of the cocoa crop, with particular emphasis on organic production. Moreover, the cooperative helps producers for the commercialization of their cocoa on the conventional, bio and fair trade markets. Members can also apply for credits in order to prefinance the harvest. As from 2006, ALTERFIN is financing the growth of the cocoa production and commercialization of the Acopagro cooperative.