Not enough done at EU level against imported deforestation

By |april 4th, 2018|agriculture, Biofuels, cocoa, deforestation, development aid, intensive agriculture, News, palm oil, soy|

European imports of soy, cocoa and palm oil fuel deforestation in developing countries. The fight against the resulting collateral damage in Europe is complicated by agricultural interests.

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Chocolate firms still have long way to go to have sustainable policies

By |marec 28th, 2018|Africa, Chocolate, cocoa, consumer goods, News, sustainable consumption|

Chocolate companies still have “a huge amount of work to do” in implementing truly sustainable policies, with some doing much better than others, the Washington-based NGO Mighty Earth concluded in a consumer guide ranking chocolate producers, published a few days ahead of Easter.

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Forests decimated by cocoa farming in Côte d’Ivoire

By |januar 19th, 2018|cocoa, Côte D'Ivoire, deforestation, Ivory Coast, News|

Côte d’Ivoire’s brown gold has gradually destroyed the country’s national parks and protected forests. At the same time, suspicions of corruption are tainting the authorities’ attempts to curb rampant deforestation.

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