Press Release: Cocoa & Forests Initiative Reports Progress Despite Challenging Year 2020

  • Côte d’Ivoire adopted a national satellite system to monitor deforestation for CFI, and planted almost 10 million trees in 2020, aiming to extend forest cover to 20% of the country
  • Ghana restored about 226,000 hectares of forest area, or 870 football fields per day in 2020 with cocoa landscape partnerships
  • Cocoa and chocolate companies have distributed 10.4 million forest trees since 2018 and reached 82% (Ghana) and 74% (Côte d’Ivoire) traceability in direct sourcing in 2020

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Cote divoire 2020 progress reports