At the Cocoa Alliance, we are dedicated to transforming the cocoa sector into a fair, transparent, traceable, and accountable industry. Through our collaborative efforts, we strive to bring about positive change that benefits people, businesses, and the planet.
Sustainable Sourcing: We work closely with cocoa farmers and cooperatives to promote sustainable farming practices, ensuring the long-term viability of cocoa production while preserving the environment.
Empowering Farmers: We believe in empowering cocoa farmers by providing them with the necessary knowledge, resources, and tools to improve their livelihoods. By offering training programs and access to market opportunities, we aim to enhance their productivity and income.
Traceability and Transparency: We advocate for greater transparency and traceability throughout the cocoa supply chain. By implementing robust tracking systems, we ensure that cocoa beans are sourced ethically and sustainably, free from child labor and deforestation.
Industry Collaboration: foster collaboration among various stakeholders in the cocoa industry, including farmers, governments, NGOs, and businesses. By working together, we can address common challenges, share best practices, and drive meaningful change across the entire value chain.
Consumer Education: We believe in raising awareness among consumers about the importance of responsible cocoa sourcing. Through educational campaigns and partnerships, we encourage individuals to make informed choices and support brands that prioritize sustainability and social responsibility.
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 […]
Anno 2021 child slavery and child labour is still a tough problem among cocoa farmers. Children from 4 up to 16 years old work on cocoa farms. Cocoa farmers work with children, not because they do not care about the future of children. But simply because cocoa farming is not […]
Enable Business Services on Literacy: Illiteracy is a problem that is more prevalent among cocoa farmers and thus negatively impacting social and economic advancement on cocoa farmers and mostly the smallholder cocoa farming communities. We manage a comprehensive training programme, which focuses on literacy, numeracy and basic provision of business […]
The challenges of cocoa farmers in Cameroon, includes the weather, pests, and unforeseen environments can have a profound effect on the way they grow crop and production viability and their livelihood. Therefore, acquiring access to best practice is vital. Enhancing best practices, can reverse dwindling production and build a strong, […]
Farmgate Cocoa Alliance partners are not only transforming the future of the cocoa producers but for the better of the world, they are also changing the way they have been doing business. Collaborative their action on issues facing the producers, sustainability, and the sector at large. Together, we obtain positive […]