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The State of Sustainability Initiatives Review 2014, Potts, Jason, and Lynch Matthew , 06/2014, p.135-155, (2014) , (Academic Publication)
FAIR TRADE – CONTRADICTING OR COMPLEMENTING SE? A critical research on RISE's Fair Trade activities within a social entrepreneurial framework, Gottlieb, Mikkel , Department Psychology and Eduction, 06/2014, Volume Social Entrepreneurship and Management, Roskilde, (2014) , (Academic Publication)
Challenges of farmers’ innovativeness in central zone, Tigray, Ethiopia A, Gebre, Girma Gezimu, and Zegeye Dawit Mamo , International Journal of Agricultural Policy and Research, 05/2014, Volume 2, Issue 5, Ethiopia, p.223, (2014) , (Academic Publication)
A Comparative Study of Effects of Drying Methods on Quality of Cocoa Beans, Lasisi, D. , International Journal of Engineering Research & Technology (IJERT), 01/2014, Volume 3, Issue 1, Nigeria, p.996, (2014) , (Academic Publication)
Effect of crude oil price on Cocoa production in Nigeria (1961-2008): A cointergration and error correction modelling approach, Binuomote, S. O., and Odeniyi K. A. , Wilolud Journal, 09/2013, Volume 3, Issue 23, Nigeria, p.30, (2013) , (Academic Publication)
A product chain organisation study of certified Cocoa supply, Afrane, George, Arvidsson Rickard, Baumann Henrikke, Borg Josefin, Keller Emma, Canals Llorenç Milà í, and Selmer Julie K. , The 6th International Conference on Life Cycle Management, 08/2013, Gothenburg, (2013) , (Academic Publication)
Geographical Indication (GI) Options for Ethiopian Coffee and Ghanaian Cocoa, Oguamanam, Chidi, and Dagne Teshager , Innovation & Intellectual Property: Collaborative Dynamics in Africa, Cape Town, p.pp 77-108, (2014) , (Academic Publication)

Public/private partnerships in agroforestry: the example of working together to improve cocoa sustainability

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TitlePublic/private partnerships in agroforestry: the example of working together to improve cocoa sustainability
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2004
AuthorsShapiro, H. Y., and Rosenquist E. M.
JournalAgroforestry Systems
End Page453 - 462
Date Published2004
Publication LanguageEnglish
Keywordsagroforestry, economic policies, markets & policies, production, public-private cooperation, public-private partnerships, sustainable chains, sustainable production

As information on the economic, environmental and social benefits of cocoa has grown, so has the understanding that only a coordinated effort by all stakeholders can ensure cocoa sustainability. This chapter describes how challenges to cocoa supplies brought seemingly disparate groups together in unique public/private partnerships. Not meant to be an exhaustive listing of every initiative that has been developed, it provides an overview of how working across sectors has benefited all of those involved in the cocoa industry – corporations, governments, nongovernment organizations and individual farmers. Progress made and lessons learned will help frame policies and practices aimed at ensuring a healthy future for all involved in the cocoa industry.


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