The governments of Côte d’Ivoire and Ghana and 35 leading cocoa and chocolate companies, representing 85% of global cocoa usage, have joined together in the Cocoa & Forests Initiative to end deforestation and restore forest areas. Their combined actions play a crucial role in sequestering carbon stocks in West African forests and addressing climate change, in line with the Paris Climate Agreement.
A. PROTECT AND RESTORE FORESTS,
B. PROMOTE SUSTAINABLE COCOA PRODUCTION AND FARMERS’ LIVELIHOODS,
C. ENGAGE COMMUNITIES AND BOOST SOCIAL INCLUSION.
CÉMOI and Transparence Cacao are proud partners of its initiative, driven by the World Cocoa Foundation (WCF), IDH, the Sustainable Trade Initiative and the Governments of Côte d’Ivoire and Ghana.