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Fair Labor Association , (Website) , Fair Labor Association
Global Cocoa Project , (Website) , Global Cocoa Project
Cocoa Barometer , (Website) , VOICE Network
Sustainable Cocoa Forum , (Website) , German Federal Ministry of Agriculture & German Federal Ministry of Development
UTZ Certified Cocoa , (Website) , UTZ Certified
Cocoa - Rainforest Alliance , (Website) , Rainforest Alliance
Sustainable cocoa & sugar , (Website) , Unilever
Wienco Agriculture , (Website) , Wienco

Research Needs for Sustainable Cocoa Production in Ghana's picture
Maartje de Graaf
farmers & labourers
farmer income
access to finance
access to services & inputs
capacity building
Country & region: 
research needs, communities, production, environment, challenges, opportunities, implementation

Understanding the complexity of sustainable cocoa: Low cocoa productivity, poor livelihoods of cocoa farmers and a negative impact on ecosystems have led to a global realisation that cocoa production should be made more sustainable. In the previous years, many new projects have been established in this field. However, the complex reality in which these projects operate, makes it difficult to get a full understanding of the issues at hand and to effectively design projects to improve the situation on the ground.

On this website, we present an overview of topics related to sustainable cocoa production in Ghana. We also highlight important, yet unanswered questions which require further research.

Farmers & production


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