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Official report of the Second World Cocoa Conference, 9-13 June 2014, Amsterdam, , World Cocoa Conference , 10-2014, (2014) , (Practical Publication)
UTZ CERTIFIED IMPACT REPORT, UTZ certified , Amsterdam, (2014) , (Practical Publication)
Nigeria Hikes Target on Cocoa Production , Nzeka, Uche M., and Nicely Russ , 05/2014, (2014) , (Practical Publication)
Fairtrade Cocoa in West Africa, International, Fairtrade, and Africa Fairtrade , 06/2014, (2014) , (Practical Publication)
Improving Productivity and Alleviating Poverty by Acknowledging the Role of Women - Poster presented at the WCC 2014, , World Cocoa Conference 2014, 06/2014, Amsterdam, (2014) , (Practical Publication)

Letter of intent : sustainable cocoa consumption and cocoa production

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TitleLetter of intent : sustainable cocoa consumption and cocoa production
Publication TypeMiscellaneous
Year of Publication2010
Publication LanguageEnglish
Keywordscertification, commodity markets, environmental protection, markets & policies, poverty alleviation, public policies, public-private partnerships, The Netherlands

Over 25 retailers, chocolate producers and NGOs signed a letter of intent initiated by the Ministry of Agriculture, Nature and Food Quality (LNV) and IDH on sustainable cacao. The signing parties aim to support the revitalization of cocoa production in West-Africa to allow for the consumption of sustainable produced and certified chocolate in the Netherlands. This letter of intent gives a strong signal in terms of market demand. The focus now should be on farmer support to raise quality and productivity for better business opportunities for cocoa farmers in West Africa.


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