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  • Introducing the renewed IDH Cocoa Team

    After a period of suspense, we are pleased to inform you that Jonas Mva Mva has returned to the IDH cocoa team as Program Director. During his one and a…

    Introducing the renewed IDH Cocoa Team
  • Publication des résultats du premier pilote de recensement en forêts classées en Côte d’Ivoire

    Une des activités clés de l’Initiative Cacao & Forêts concerne la collecte de données socio-économiques sur les producteurs de cacao et les communautés dépendants de ces forêts. Ces…

    Publication des résultats du premier pilote de recensement en forêts classées en Côte d’Ivoire
  • Cocoa & Forests Initiative Company Action Plans Now Available

    Thirty companies, accounting for about 85% of global cocoa usage, have now released their individual action plans to end deforestation in the cocoa sector and restore forest areas. The action…

    Cocoa & Forests Initiative Company Action Plans Now Available
  • CFI achievements in 2019 and priorities for 2020

    November 2019 marked the 2-year anniversary of the signing of the Cocoa & Forests Initiative (CFI) Joint Framework for Action. On the occasion, the highest decision body of the CFI…

    CFI achievements in 2019 and priorities for 2020
  • Launch of the IDH Farm & Co-op Investment Program

    The IDH Farm and Co-op Investment Program builds upon the momentum in Cote d’ Ivoire to develop sustainable business models for medium and long term financial solutions. Existing organizations…

    Launch of the IDH Farm & Co-op Investment Program
  • 5 reasons companies are collaborating to end deforestation

    This blog was originally posted on GreenBiz. Agricultural and forestry commodities, such as soy, palm oil, beef, timber and cocoa, are some of the leading causes of rainforest destruction…

    5 reasons companies are collaborating to end deforestation
  • Beyond sustainable sourcing

    Charging smallholder farmers for products and services for a stronger sustainable sourcing strategy One of the world’s biggest commodity traders, ECOM, is taking sustainable sourcing to a new level:…

    Beyond sustainable sourcing
  • World Bank report on eliminating deforestation in cocoa supply chains

    The new report, Eliminating Deforestation from the Cocoa Supply Chain, presents a first set of principles for achieving sustainable, deforestation-free cocoa production. The report analyzes current sustainability projects and…

    World Bank report on eliminating deforestation in cocoa supply chains
  • New finance models for smallholder tree crop plantations

    To improve agriculture, business practices and productivity, IDH, convened civil society, corporate and finance organizations in coalitions with the aim of creating new financing models to fund smallholder farmer perennial…

    New finance models for smallholder tree crop plantations
  • Release of the results of the first pilot census in classified forests in Côte d’Ivoire

    One of the key activities of the Cocoa & Forests Initiative is the collection of socio-economic data on cocoa producers and forest-dependent communities. These data help to have a better…

    Release of the results of the first pilot census in classified forests in Côte d’Ivoire