Mighty Earth launches new interactive map to track cocoa-driven deforestation in Ghana

Forest loss in the West African country remains high despite government and industry pledges to reduce it  The launch of Mighty Earth’s new Cocoa Accountability Map for Ghana comes as the organisation reveals forest loss in the…

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Ghana Civil-society Cocoa Platform calls for 15-20% increment on the farm-gate price of cocoa

PRESS STATEMENT THE GHANA CIVIL-SOCIETY COCOA PLATFORM (GCCP) EXPECTATION OF FARM GATE PRICE FOR 2022/2023 COCOA SEASON As cocoa farmers across the country gear up for the new cocoa season,…

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Cocoa Processing Companies Scored on the Ethics and Sustainability of their Business Models

A global coalition of environmental and social justice advocates and Civil Society Organisations have released an assessment of the Chocolate Industry's policies in addressing social and environmental concerns in their…

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Major Chocolate Companies Failed in Pledge to end Deforestation in Ghana and Cote d’Ivoire

‘Sweet Nothings’ report shows cocoa still driving destruction of protected areas, chimpanzee and elephant habitat loss four years after industry pledge More than four years after the high-profile launch of…

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Joint position paper on the EU’s policy and regulatory approach to cocoa Partnership agreements

Actors in the cocoa supply chain have issued a position paper to call on the European Union to establish “bilateral agreements” with cocoa-producing countries to complement upcoming EU mandatory due…

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