Brown Fono, cocoa bean trader and manager of the Auki branch of Arania Enterprises (in business for 30 years). Arania Enterprises Coocoa Buyers and Exporters. Auki, Malaita Province, Solomon Islands. Brown and his son David weigh bags of dried beans and check their moisture content and quality before clearing the bags for export. Arania is a lead partner in the Rural Development Programme's value chain project that links exporter/dryers/growers. Arania provides capacity development training to growers and dryers that leads to increased productivity and quality. All actors in the value chain benefit from increased sustainability and income generation, leading to greater resilience.