By Ilaria Firmian – Knowledge Management Officer for IFAD Adapting to climate change through organic cocoa production in São Tomé The importance of facilitating local and regional market access for sustainable production systems through public-private partnerships; Restoration and development of protected areas goes hand in hand with sustainable pr
From falling #cocoa prices and abandonment of land in 1998,to an increased #organic production in Sao Tome today#IFAD
After hosting two international trade-related events in the region recently, U.S. Rep. Ron Kind said he is committed to promoting a fair trade agenda that will create Wisconsin jobs and raise labor and environmental standards.
Promoting a #fairtrade agenda that will create #jobs and raise #labor and #environmental standards.
Dang Foods use Fair Trade certified chocolate for their chocolate-coated coconut chips and are working to help ensure farmers are paid a fair price, allowing the improvement of farmers' lives, as well as their community and environment.
Designing chocolate that will not melt in high heat has become an academic affair at the University of Cambridge, which will not say who is funding the study. But figuring that out is not rocket science.
Wouldn’t it be great if someone could invent a #chocolate bar that didn’t melt in the sun? The challenge to improve the human condition has been taken up by the University of #Cambridge. Read on for the full story!
ON Eid day, as most Bangladeshis were enjoying joyful moments with their friends and families, some 1,600 workers of Tuba Garments factory were on a hunger strike in the capital demanding their arre...
Ensuring #fairtrade means not only #ethical work practices but also #fair price.
#Chocolatier Paul Johnson and his wife Jean are practicing a form of business that goes beyond fair trade, using micro scale production to bring real social benefits to cacao farmers on the Caribbean coast of #CostaRica.