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Chocolate Prices To Be Affected By Climate Change
2011-10-03 07:38:18

Climate scientists warn that West Africa´s cocoa-growing regions will be threatened by climate change in the years to come. In a new study by the International Centre for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT), researchers found that the impacts of climate change will most likely affect supply -- and price -- of chocolate, which will have a trickle-down effect, affecting thousands of smallholder farms in the process. Nearly half of all the world´s chocolate comes from cocoa produced by...

2010-09-13 15:50:00

WASHINGTON, Sept. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- A new and historic partnership between the global chocolate and cocoa industry, U.S. Department of Labor, U.S. Senator Tom Harkin and U.S. Representative Eliot Engel and the governments of Ghana and Cote d'Ivoire reaffirms the industry's continued commitment to promoting responsible cocoa farming in Cote d'Ivoire and Ghana. The new "Framework of Action in support of the Harkin-Engel Protocol" launched today in a press conference at the U.S. Department...

2009-04-09 08:01:00

18­month grant will support farmer training and development of innovative technologies in Cote d'Ivoire and Ghana WASHINGTON, April 9 /PRNewswire/ -- The World Cocoa Foundation (WCF) and the Swedish Chocolate, Confectionery and Biscuit Manufacturers' Association (CHOKOFA) today announced a new occupational safety and health project. The "Improving Occupational Safety and Health on West African Cocoa Farms" project, supported by an 18-month grant, will focus on farmer...

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