CocoaAction

CocoaAction was a voluntary strategy that aligned the world’s leading cocoa and chocolate companies, origin governments, and key stakeholders on regional priority issues in cocoa sustainability. The program ended in 2019.

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Cocoa & Forests Initiative

The governments of Côte d’Ivoire and Ghana and 35 leading cocoa and chocolate companies have joined together in the Cocoa & Forests Initiative to end deforestation and restore forest areas. In Colombia, the government and cocoa and chocolate companies signed the Cocoa, Forest & Peace Initiative to eliminate cocoa-related deforestation.

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Cocoa Livelihoods Program

The WCF Cocoa Livelihoods Program worked to increase farm level productivity of cocoa and food crops of smallholder, cocoa-growing households in West and Central Africa. The program ended in 2019.

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Climate Smart Cocoa

Climate Smart Cocoa developed a common strategy and clear investment pathways to increase industry engagement and investments in climate smart agriculture. The Program ended in 2020 and generated learnings that helped create and nurture the Cocoa & Forests Initiative.

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African Cocoa Initiative II

The World Cocoa Foundation African Cocoa Initiative II program is a public-private partnership that responds to the need for enhanced capacity in the cocoa sector among national institutions and address specific gaps in cocoa productivity improvements, including the provision of better planting materials, pesticides and fertilizers, and credit to cocoa farmers.

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