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In its role of knowledge broker, Tropenbos International (TBI) made an inventory1 of Cocoa projects and initiatives taking place in Ghana that have a link with biodiversity. The results are presented in this narrative report and are expected to be used as a source of information for parties and...

ICI Stakeholder Meeting: Child Protection in West African Cocoa-Growing Communities – Taking Good Practices to Scale, , Child Protection in West African Cocoa-Growing Communities – Taking Good Practices to Scale, 11/2014, Geneva, (2014) ICI Stakeholder Meeting 18 Nov 2014 - Summary Report.pdf (979.64 KB)

How to make sure that what works in protecting children in West African cocoa communities can be scaled up was the theme that brought participants together at ICI’s 2014 Stakeholder Meeting on 18 November 2014.

Representatives of the cocoa and chocolate industry, cocoa producing...

Cette brochure fournit des données sur des producteurs participant aux programmes de durabilité et de certification d’UTZ, de l’Initiative pour le Commerce Durable (IDH) et des
exportateurs. Elle vous permet de comparer votre propre situation avec la situation moyenne de planteurs...

Since 2008 UTZ Certified has implemented a programme in Ivory Coast to enhance sustainability in the cocoa supply chain through the implementation of the UTZ Code of Conduct. The programme has supported farmers who are members of the cooperatives receive training on farm management and...

This thesis aims to identify business strategies to close the gap between the current and the potential conditions in the cocoa production industry, comparing the situations in Colombia and Mexico.

On the basis of meaningful background information of the countries and their cocoa...

In the spring of 2013, Oxfam’s Behind the Brands initiative launched a campaign to urge food and beverage companies to do more to ensure equal rights and treatment of women in their supply chains. The campaign focused on Mars, Mondelez and Nestle, who together source nearly 30 percent of the...

This document presents the full evaluation framework used by the independent evaluator to assess the cocoa gender assessment and action plans published by Mars, Mondelēz International and Nestlé in Summer 20141 . This document was initially produced as an internal working paper, but can be...

Cocoa has been a major source of income for many Nigerians and a major source of foreign exchange earnings for the country. However its production has been experiencing a declining trend in recent times. Many factors have been implicated. One major factor is changes in climate variables. This...

Agrotourism development in Ghana: A study of its prospects and challenges at Adjeikrom Cocoa Tour Facility, Eshun, Gabriel, and Tettey Christopher , Bulletin of Geography. Socio–economic Series, 06/2014, Issue 25, Torun, Ploand, p.99, (2014) Agrotourism development in Ghana.pdf (3.41 MB)

Literature depicts agrotourism as a tool for environmental conservation and rural development. Nonetheless, there is a glaring lacuna in literature concerning agrotourism research from Western Africa. This paper seeks to ontribute towards filling this gap in literature. The paper investigates...

Since 2008 UTZ Certified has implemented a programme in Ivory Coast to enhance sustainability in
the cocoa supply chain through the implementation of the UTZ Code of Conduct. The programme has
supported farmers who are members of the cooperatives receive training on farm management...

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