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Rooting out child labour from cocoa farms - Nr 4 Child labour monitoring – A partnership of communities and government (Publication)

The problems related to agricultural child labour are particularly acute in sub-Saharan Africa, where nearly 30 per cent of all children under the age of 15 are thought to be working. International media attention at the beginning of the decade on the use of child labour in cocoa farming in West...

Rooting out child labour from cocoa farms. Nr 1 A synthesis report of five rapid assessments (Publication)

The problems related to agricultural child labour are particularly acute in sub-Saharan Africa, where nearly 30 per cent of all children under the age of 15 are thought to be working. International media attention at the beginning of the decade on the use of child labour in cocoa farming in West...

Rooting out child labour from cocoa farms; A manual for training education practitioners: Ghana (Publication)

This manual, Rooting out child labour from cocoa farms, A manual for education practitioners: Ghana, is specifically aimed at helping education professionals address the special needs of current and potential child labourers in order to encourage them to stay in school and complete their
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Rooting out child labour from cocoa farms - Nr 3 Sharing experiences (Publication)

The problems related to agricultural child labour are particularly acute in sub-Saharan Africa, where nearly 30 per cent of all children under the age of 15 are thought to be working. International media attention at the beginning of the decade on the use of child labour in cocoa farming in West...

Assessment of climate change vulnerability, housing quality and health status of cocoa farming households in Osun State, Nigeria (Publication)

The interaction of climate change and poor housing quality in Nigeria’s rural areas portends serious impact on health status. This study analyzed the effects of climate change vulnerability and housing quality on the health status of cocoa farmers. The data were collected using multi-stage...

Enhancing the sustainability of commodity supply chains in tropical forest and agricultural landscapes (Publication)

The rapid expansion of the production of agricultural commodities such as beef, cocoa, palm oil, rubber and soybean is associated with high rates of deforestation in tropical forest landscapes. Many state, civil society and market sector actors are engaged in developing and implementing...

The Partially Liberalized Cocoa Sector in Ghana (Publication)

The cocoa sector in Ghana is one of few examples of an export commodity sector in an African country that has withstood the pressure to fully liberalize. Despite substantial government control over internal and external marketing via the Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD), the current institutional...

Sustainable Development for Cocoa Farmers in Ghana (Baseline survey; preliminary report) (Publication)

This baseline survey has gathered detailed data on conditions and challenges faced by a large sample of cocoa farmers. The goal of the survey was to measure economic and social indicators before the implementation of the key components of the CCP program to enable later comparisons with data...

Climate Change Awareness and Coping Strategies of Cocoa Farmers in Rural Ghana (Publication)

The study assessed the perception of farmers on the awareness, causes and impact of climate change on their farming activities. The study further identifies and describes the various coping strategies adopted by farmers
and ways of improving upon them to effectively tackle change in...

African Cocoa Initiative (ACI) - summary (Publication)

WCF/ACI aims to double cocoa productivity for 100,000 farm households through capacity-building of local & national institutions, and in doing so raise per capita income by 150-200%.The program is a public-private partnership, bringing together WCF, cocoa industry members, the Sustainable...

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