Farmer Stories tagged "cocoa"

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Côte d’Ivoire: Chocolate companies contribute to deforestation by buying cocoa from protected areas (Jeune Afrique, RFI, and The Guardian)

admin October 02, 2017

The signs of deforestation are easy to spot. Salam Sawadougou works his four-hectare plot In Côte d’Ivoire’s Mount Tia protected forest, where […]

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Côte d’Ivoire: Improving cocoa to cope with extreme weather (Trust)

admin June 20, 2016

Abou Ouattara walks between the cocoa trees on his farm in Ouattaradougou village, 30 kilometres from the country’s commercial capital of Abidjan. […]

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Côte d’Ivoire: The lost childhoods behind our chocolate (IRIN)

admin August 31, 2015

Arouna* stands shirtless in a cocoa field in Côte d’Ivoire. The twelve-year-old holds a hoe and his ribs are clearly visible under […]

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