This Bottom-Up RoadMap is developed by Farmgate Cocoa Alliance, with contribution of major stakeholders in the sector. RoadMap is a structured process that will bring effective change in the cocoa sector by 2030. It is focussed on inclusion, through the establishment of a national cocoa platform (in producing countries) and to strengthen (smallholder) cocoa farmers. This Roadmap clearly demonstrate ways of bringing transparency and accountability from bottom to top, and make it possible for stakeholder to effectively play their deserved role, and cocoa farmers (particularly the smallholders) to become independent entrepreneurs.
As already mentioned, this RoadMap is comprised of two major component, proposed by FCA, on how to overcome common challenges in the sector.