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    Cocoa Matters: July 2018

    Cocoa Matters: Cocoa & Forests Expands to Colombia, Power from Cocoa Pods, Soil Fertility Innovations, & More Subscribe to the WCF Cocoa Matters monthly newsletter!

  • Blog   

    Clasen Quality Chocolate: Creating Meaningful Impact at Home

    Written by Jack Jensen, Business Analyst, Clasen Quality Chocolate In a Schroders sustainable investing survey conducted last year, 78% of respondents said sustainable investing is more important to them now than it was five years ago.…Read More »

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    Cocoa, Forests, and Peace

    Written by Camilo Romero, CEO, CasaLuker Colombia has enormous potential in agriculture. Countryside makes up 94% of our national territory and we are one of the most biodiverse countries in the word, teeming with bird, frog and…Read More »

  • Blog   

    Improving Cocoa Productivity through Integrated Soil Fertility Management Practices

    Written by Selom Aku Sika Akande, Communication Officer (CocoaSoils Program), International Institute for Tropical Agriculture (IITA) Cocoa plantations in West Africa are sometimes not as productive as expected, yielding low income for farmers. To compensate and improve…Read More »

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    Côte d’Ivoire to Develop World’s First Cocoa Waste-to-Power Facility

    Written by Clare Sierawski, West Africa Country Manager, Power Africa As the largest cocoa producer in the world, Côte d’Ivoire has tremendous potential to capitalize on abundant cocoa waste to meet a growing energy demand, and…Read More »

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    Colombia Becomes First Country in Latin America to Commit to Deforestation-Free Chocolate

    The Colombian Government – alongside Colombia’s leading cocoa company, Casa Luker, and the National Cocoa Federation – pledge to produce deforestation-free and ‘peace-friendly’ cocoa BOGOTÁ (July 17, 2018) — The Government of Colombia – along with…Read More »

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    Changing the Cocoa Sustainability Game from the Ground Up

    Written by Dr. Christy van Beek, Director, SoilCares Foundation & Chief Agronomist, SoilCares For farmers like Paul Bett Shangai, successful maize farming is essential to a secured livelihood. He and his family live in Uasin Gishu county, Kenya,…Read More »

  • Newsletters   

    Cocoa Matters: June 2018

    Cocoa Matters: Cocoa Matters: Partnership Meeting Speakers, Technological & Scientific Breakthroughs, Cocoa & Forests Initiative Work in Progress, & More Subscribe to the WCF Cocoa Matters monthly newsletter!

  • Blog   

    Interview: Cocoa & Forests Initiative Company Progress

    An interview with Cedric Van Cutsem, Global Operations Manager, Cocoa Life Program, Mondelēz International by Ethan Budiansky, Director of Environment, World Cocoa Foundation. On May 23, WCF member Mondelēz International held a Cocoa & Forests Initiative…Read More »

  • Blog   

    Amsterdam, Cocoa City: Past, Present, and Future

    Written by Marika van Santvoort, Consultant in Sustainability & Quality, Founder of Moving Cocoa Amsterdam is the largest importer of cocoa in the world, with more than 600,000 tons of cocoa beans finding their way to…Read More »

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