Jacobs Foundation Launches TRECC to Partner with World Cocoa Foundation’s CocoaAction

May 6, 2015

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Jacobs Foundation Launches TRECC to Partner with World Cocoa Foundation’s CocoaAction

$52 Million Investment in Education in Côte d’Ivoire Announced as Clinton Global Initiative Commitment to Action

MARRAKECH (May 6, 2015) – Today, at the Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) Middle East & Africa meeting, in partnership with the cocoa industry strategy CocoaAction, coordinated by the World Cocoa Foundation (WCF), the Jacobs Foundation launched TRECC (Transforming Education in Cocoa Communities), a seven-year Commitment to Action to enhance education, empower women, and help protect children in Côte d’Ivoire’s cocoa-growing communities. TRECC will work alongside CocoaAction to accelerate sustainability by reaching cocoa farmers with much needed productivity and community development support.

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