With Asia’s interest in cocoa and chocolate at an ‘all time high’, Olam Cocoa has identified three key factors fuelling the region’s rising demand which looks set for continued increase across the next five years.
Cultivating New Frontiers in Agriculture (CNFA), an agricultural development nonprofit, signed a memorandum of understanding with social impact investor Oikocredit to support financial management and sustainability in cocoa cooperatives through a USDA-led...
Rick Scobey, the president of the World Cocoa Foundation (WCF), outlines how cocoa outside sustainability programmes can be deforestation-free and what happens to farmers encroaching on protected areas.
The Ghana Cocoa Board (Cocobod) has increased its initial treatment grant, which is part of the compensation package for landowners and cocoa farmers who agree to cut and replant infected trees under the National Cocoa Rehabilitation Program.
Global environmental campaign organization set up to protect forests, conserve oceans, and address climate change publishes its annual report card on chocolate companies. ICCO pledges more dialogue with EU on deforestation.