A BOTTOM UP-APPROACH, TO A SUSTAINABLE COCOA SECTOR

FCA is an alliance that bring together farmers, NGO’s, CSO’s, and unions, from cocoa exporting and importing countries, to join force and advocate for reform in the sector. Our advocacy and lobby is focus on: farmer empowerment, living wage, child labour, climate change and deforestation. We also promote cocoa sustainability, based on the value of inclusion, transparency and accountability

FCA strongly believe, farmers involvement in sector activities is vital, as it will help solve sector challenges, and pave the way to secure effective and lasting sustainable cocoa sector. We therefore encourage farmers participation at all cocoa sustainability process, so together we can achieve a cocoa sector that is fair, balance and profitable for people, business and planet

Our Three Key Sustainability Pillars

ADVOCATE FOR SECTOR REFORM

We advocate for an inclusive national structure in cocoa producing countries, that will define stakeholders role and responsibility. This will help to ensure transparency and bring accountability at all levels in the value chain

COCOA FARMING ENTREPRENEURSHIP

We encourage cocoa farming entrepreneurship, by helping farmers (smallholders) see the necessity to manage their farms as a business. This will help them overcome poverty, and pave the way for a decent, and sustainable living standard  

ENHANCING COCOA SUSTAINABILITY 

We promote cocoa sustainability, by bringing stakeholders together to jointly address farmer and farm challenges such as, income, limited GAP knowledge, child labour, deforestation and climate change, to secure cocoa sustainability

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Join Our Work

You becoming our member will enable us continue our work in the sector. Together we will build a balance, and comprehensive sustainable cocoa sector. We look forward to welcoming you as a member    

Support Our Work

Having you as a partner will help us realize our objectives to improve livelihoods, and secure long-term cocoa sustainability. Become a partner and support our 2030 Cocoa Sector Vision (Bottom Up RoadMap)