The Global Cocoa Farmers Conference (GCFC), is an annual bottom up, farmers driven cocoa sector conference, organise by Farmgate Cocoa Alliance. The GCFC event is aimed at “BUILDING BRIDGES” between farmers and other stakeholders, and also to promote a sustainable cocoa sector.
The GCFC, offers cocoa farmers and farm workers across the globe the opportunity to come together, learn from each-other, and to collectively find lasting solutions to their common challenges.
The GCFC also help pave the way for farmers to exchange ideas and experiences regarding their business with other stakeholders, this will go a long way to strengthen understanding between cocoa farmers and other stakeholders including governments and companies.
This way, we will be able to achieve a fair, transparent, traceable, and accountable cocoa sector. and at the same time, secure long-term cocoa sustainability that benefit, people, business and planet.
Membership is open for cocoa farmers including individual smallholders, cooperatives and organized groups. Membership is also open to: Companies, Civil Society and CIG working in Cameroon cocoa sector. Why should you become a member? By becoming a member, you will benefit from our wide range of services that will make […]
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