Unfortunately, cocoa productivity in Côte d'Ivoire is low, and deforestation due to cocoa production is increasing; farmers do not have access to agricultural credit, and their incomes are meager to support their charges of cocoa production. to reduce the high dependence of their income on cocoa cultivation alone, to reduce extensive cultivation of cocoa, and preserve Ivorian forests that are disappearing because of cocoa
cultivation, a diversification of farmers' income is necessary. What business model for diversification of cocoa farmers' income? This article focuses on 3 points: cocoa farmers' income improvement, stopping deforestation, and improving rural entrepreneurship. The objectives of this research are to propose a business model able to increase up to 25% of cocoa farmers' incomes by 2050 by reducing deforestation and creating jobs in rural areas. With the help of primary and secondary data collection and using Microsoft
Excel to analyze data. It turns out that When fertilizer is used, variables charge is multiplied by 1,5, and variables charges and workforce represent respectively 43% and 57% of charges.43% of input constitutes 61,8% of fertilizer. The average variable charge is 625,1€, and fertilizer represents 52% of input charges and 18,2% of variable charges.
Without using fertilizer, gross revenue is 504€, and with fertilizer, gross revenue is 1512€. The average gross revenue is 919,8 € with an average of 730kg. This significant difference in gross revenue shows that fertilizer is essential for yields. When fertilizer is applied, the gross benefit is about 793€. This benefit represents 110% of variable charges. Regarding brut benefit when fertilizer is not used, it is about 29,4 €, which is 6,2% of variable charges. In the average case, the brut benefit is 324,8 €, i.e., 44,5% of variable
charges. As fertilizer plays a vital role in cocoa yields and farmers' income improvement, an important concept consists of granting fertilizer to cocoa farmers.