With our advocacy activities, we are committed to bring to light farmers, sustainability and environmental challenges in the cocoa sector, at local, national and international level, and to find lasting solutions that address them.
We advocate cocoa farmers and farm workers independence across the cocoa sector, because we believe that, unless farmers are seen as entrepreneurs, the sector will not be able to overcome its challenges on human rights, sustainability and environment.
As long as farmers are still dependent on others, it will not be possible to stop unacceptable practises in cocoa farming including: child labour, inequality and deforestation.
It boost poverty among farmers, make it impossible to address root causes of challenges on human rights, sustainability and environment. We call on stakeholders to comply with SDGs and respect their obligation to implement sector declaration.
COCOA FARMERS RIGHTS
We are dedicated to promote rights of farmers and cocoa communities, by working with policy make, farmer and consumer to ensure farmers rights, secure social justice and economic freedom.
CHILD AND FORCED LABOUR
End child and forced labour in cocoa farming through putting in place better policy and rules on sale of cocoa beans, that eliminate poverty risk among farmers, support and secure children rights to education
FARMERS & FARM WORKERS INCOME
Advocating a fair income for farmers and farm workers. we engage with stakeholders to break down barriers that prevent fair income for hard working farmers, holding back their progress and blocking opportunity to a better livelihood farming families
Promote just and equitable policy framework that enable the atmosphere for sustainable cocoa farming, self-reliant. Promote transparency and accountability to ensure rights of farmers farm workers and well-being in cocoa community
CLIMATE AND DEFORESTATION
We sensitize farmers to use climate friendly farming methods to grow their cocoa crop, as it can effectively contribute to mitigate climate change impact. Provide farmers with information to stop deforestation
GENDER EQUALITY IN COCOA FARMING
Encourage and promote implementation of reforms that gives equal rights to women and young girls the opportunity to economic independence, as well as access to ownership land, financial support leading to self-sustaining