Child Labour: Cocoa Abrabopa partners with Mars Wrigley, Sucden, ASCOT and International Cocoa Initiative

Cocoa Abrabopa Association (CAA), Mars Wrigley, Sucden and ASCOT Amsterdam and the International Cocoa Initiative (ICI) are collaborating on setting up an Integrated and Supportive Child Labour Monitoring and Remediation System (CLMRS) in the CAA cocoa supply chain. CAA acknowledges … Continue reading Child Labour: Cocoa Abrabopa partners with Mars Wrigley, Sucden, ASCOT and International Cocoa Initiative

After destroying Ghana’s cocoa with galamsey, China now produces its own cocoa – Sam Jonah

Ghanaian business mogul, Sir Sam Jonah, has described news about China producing its own cocoa as terrible news to Ghana. The Asian country is reported to have exported to Belgium its first batch of cocoa beans weighing 500 kg worth about $3,600. In an article, … Continue reading After destroying Ghana’s cocoa with galamsey, China now produces its own cocoa – Sam Jonah

Ghana signs agreement with Cocoa and Chocolate Companies to protect and restore forests

Ghana has signed an agreement with cocoa and chocolate companies to accelerate collaboration to protect and restore forests in cocoa-growing areas. With the agreement, the World Cocoa Foundation (WCF) and the Forestry Commission (FC) of Ghana are building a partnership … Continue reading Ghana signs agreement with Cocoa and Chocolate Companies to protect and restore forests

Crops beyond cocoa trees offer revenue and diversification for Ghana’s agriculture sector

While cocoa remains the dominant source of agricultural export earnings, a number of other tree crops, including cashew, coffee, coconut, oil palm, mango, rubber and shea nut, have seen promising harvests over the past few years. In an effort to … Continue reading Crops beyond cocoa trees offer revenue and diversification for Ghana’s agriculture sector

Ghana: Only about 10% of cocoa farmers are involved in the countless sustainability programmes – CSOs

Every day, millions of people around the world enjoy chocolate and other products made from cocoa grown in Ghana. Ghana’s cocoa industry is among the world’s best in terms of export volume and innovation said by the CSOs at the … Continue reading Ghana: Only about 10% of cocoa farmers are involved in the countless sustainability programmes – CSOs

Public, Private and Civil Society Organizations launch ASASE Project in Ghana to Support Climate-Smart Cocoa and Thriving Forests

The public sector, private sector and civil society organizations jointly launched the Accessible Soils And Sustainable Environments (ASASE) project in Ghana. Over the coming four years, this groundbreaking initiative will be working towards an environmentally sustainable future for the cocoa … Continue reading Public, Private and Civil Society Organizations launch ASASE Project in Ghana to Support Climate-Smart Cocoa and Thriving Forests