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WCF August & September 2014

PRESIDENT’S MESSAGE In troubled times of Ebola outbreaks, civil conflicts and natural disasters, it is sometimes helpful to step back and take stock of how the development community has banded together in the past to address similar… Read More

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WCF June & July 2014

PRESIDENT’S MESSAGE The positive reactions to our announcement in Côte d’Ivoire and Ghana this past May of CocoaAction continue to provide confirmation that the strategy is truly groundbreaking and offers great promise for accelerating sustainability in the… Read More

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WCF April & May 2014

PRESIDENT’S MESSAGE Dear Members and Colleagues, The past few months have been busy and rewarding at the World Cocoa Foundation. There are several significant events that we wanted to share with you. First… Read More

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WCF Newsletter September & October 2013

PRESIDENT’S MESSAGE WCF’s Partnership Meeting in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, on October 15-16 provided a great opportunity to reflect on lessons learned and changes that have occurred in Latin America’s cocoa sector since the… Read More

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WCF Newsletter July & August 2013

PRESIDENT’S MESSAGE One of the most defining periods of my life was serving as a Peace Corps Volunteer (PCV) in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Other current WCF staff and interns are also… Read More

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WCF Newsletter May & June 2013

PRESIDENT’S MESSAGE If you were able to attend WCF’s 23rd Partnership Meeting in Washington, D.C., I hope you enjoyed the range of topics and speakers covered over the two-day session. For me, the opening… Read More

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WCF Newsletter March & April 2013

PRESIDENT’S MESSAGE An especially rewarding development over the past few years has been the rapid increase in the number of Japanese companies that are members of WCF. Today, these companies represent a significant percentage of… Read More

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WCF Newsletter January & February 2013

MEET WCF’S NEW CHAIRMAN WCF’s new chairman, Nicko Debenham During WCF’s 22nd Partnership Meeting in Zurich last October, outgoing chairwoman Anne Alonzo introduced Nicko Debenham, of Armajaro Trading Ltd., as WCF’s new chairman.  Nicko… Read More

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