The symposium was a great opportunity for the farmers to showcase their produce to visiting delegates.
Cocoa, a traditionally grown crop in the coastal areas, is now also grown in Karamui, which is known for growing coffee.
Climate change and soil fertility is now seeing hybrid cocoa grow there.
Norman Mondo is a pioneer cocoa farmer from Karamui.
Seven years ago, Cocoa Board introduced the hybrid cocoa in Karamui.
He said due to climate and soil fertility, the pods from Karamui can have to 67 beans, compared to 35 in the coastal areas.