OUR AMBITIOUS JOURNEY
Farmgate Cocoa Alliance (FCA) is established in 2016, as a non-profit organization in the Netherlands. Our goal is to promote a cocoa sector, that is inclusive, transparent, sustainable, and were cocoa farmers are recognize as entrepreneurs. FCA members are divers organizations in cocoa producing, and consuming countries.
FCA join forces with stakeholders who are also keen to see real-change in the sector, to drive a shared belief towards improving lives, protect nature, secure a long-term cocoa sustainability, and to achieve even more greater impact in the sector, to benefit people, business and nature.
With our advocacy, we bring to light relevant unseen issues in the cocoa sector, on human rights, sustainability and environment. We call for the: “FULL IMPLEMENTATION OF POINT 10 OF BERLIN, WCC4 DECLARATION“. We are committed to advancing the U.N 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda, and supports the 8.7 SDG,
We support farmers earn the skills, so they develop the determination to challenge themselves and be competitive. We develop realistic projects, to provide farmers the practical and theoretical knowledge, to unlock their full potential to drive economic and social change
Since establishment, we have participated in platforms including the below to promote the realization of a 100% sustainable cocoa sector by 2030:
• ICCO Consultative Board
• Cocoa and Forest Initiative (CFI)
• ISO/CEN Standard on Sustainable & Traceable Cocoa
• ICCO: Organizing Committee (WCC)
• Organiser of the Global Cocoa Farmers Conference
We work with partners, to support early-stage cocoa farmers. So their cocoa farm as a business, can enable them come-out from poverty, transform their lives. We support the farmers in our network with tools, inputs, technical assistance and guidance needed to succeed for long-term.