This report presents the production and consumption trends of the cocoa sector and how voluntary sustainability standards can improve the commodity's market resilience.
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Western Europe and developing economies in Asia are driving demand for cocoa but farm risks may affect supply in the long-term
Throwing the Chocolate Bar Out with the Bathwater: Cadbury’s transition to an in-house sustainability standard
This commentary explains how Cadbury’s recent decision to develop its own inhouse sustainability standard rather than continue to rely on Fairtrade International certification is a great step backwards for global cocoa sustainability.
Consistently Inconsistent: Addressing income volatility among cocoa producers in Ghana and Côte d'Ivoire
Our researchers have drawn a few key conclusions after studying the sustainability potential for eight popular commodities — bananas, cocoa, coffee, cotton, palm oil, soybeans, sugar, and tea.
This webinar explored mechanisms used in trade policy to encourage forest conservation and reduce deforestation associated with forest commodities.
This joint publication by ITC, IISD and FiBL provides comprehensive data on the sustainability standards being used for the production of various commodities, including banana, cocoa, coffee, cotton, oil palm, soybean, sugarcane, tea and forestry products.