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Cocoa and Coconut in the Solomon Islands: A Family Affair, Laven, Anna , Amsterdam, (2016) , (Practical Publication)
BÁVARO COCOA DECLARATION - World Cocoa Conference 2016, , World Cocoa Conference, 05/2016, Bavaro, The Dominican Republic, (2016) , (Practical Publication)
Cocoa fact sheet, Wegner, Lucia , 04/2012, The Hague, p.12, (2012) , (Practical Publication)
A touch of cocoa Baseline study of six UTZ-Solidaridad cocoa projects in Ghana, Weerts, Yuca, and al Lan Ge et , 07/2013, The Hague, p.183, (2013) , (Practical Publication)
2013/14 Survey Research on Child Labor in the West African Cocoa Sector, Bertrand, William, and de Buhr Elke , 07/2015, New Orleans, (2015) , (Practical Publication)

Letter of intent : sustainable cocoa consumption and cocoa production

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TitleLetter of intent : sustainable cocoa consumption and cocoa production
Publication TypeMiscellaneous
Year of Publication2010
Publication LanguageEnglish
Keywordscertification, commodity markets, environmental protection, markets & policies, poverty alleviation, public policies, public-private partnerships, The Netherlands

Over 25 retailers, chocolate producers and NGOs signed a letter of intent initiated by the Ministry of Agriculture, Nature and Food Quality (LNV) and IDH on sustainable cacao. The signing parties aim to support the revitalization of cocoa production in West-Africa to allow for the consumption of sustainable produced and certified chocolate in the Netherlands. This letter of intent gives a strong signal in terms of market demand. The focus now should be on farmer support to raise quality and productivity for better business opportunities for cocoa farmers in West Africa.


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