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 values of inclusion and transparency
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
We encourage, facilitate cocoa entrepreneurship, by grouping, building farmers (smallholders) capacity, so they are able to manage their farms as a business. By this way, they will overcome poverty, ensure healthier and sustainable living standard
ADVOCATING SECTOR REFORM
We advocate for the establishment of inclusive cocoa platform in producing countries, and to define stakeholders role and responsibility. It will strengthen farmers, bring transparency, accountability, improve lives, and enhance communities
We promote cocoa sustainability, by bringing stakeholders together to address farmer and farm challenges such as, income, limited GAP knowledge, child labour, deforestation and secure long-term cocoa sustainability
NEWS AND UPCOMING EVENTS
FARMGATE COCOA ALLIANCE STATEMENT 05-07-2019
We keep calling for reform in the sector, in the areas of POLICY and REGULATION, as that is the only way for the sector to become sustainable.
MEET FARMERS BEHIND YOUR SUPPLY CHAIN AND CHOCOLATE
We organise workshops in Europe, to give you opportunity to meet face to face with farmers, and ask your question directly
BE PART OF OUR WORK
WHY SUPPORT US
There are five good reasons for to support our work.
Your support will contribute to farmers empowerment and will make the sector inclusive, transparent and sustainable.