Academic 1 June 2005

The Cocoa Industry and Child Labour

This article recounts the history of the international cocoa industry moving toward the acknowledgement of serious labour issues in the global cocoa supply chain, and then a public commitment to act to address the problems. This short historical account explains how the International Cocoa Initiative came to be a key player in the international cocoa sector and shares some lessons learned regarding the elimination of child labour in the cocoa industry.

Read the article here.


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