This factsheet was produced for, and used at the international Seas of Change workshop in 2012.
The cocoa world market is dominated by Ivory Coast and Ghana. Over 90 percent of the world’s cocoa is grown on 5.5 million small farms, characterized by low levels of organization in cooperatives, lack of infrastructure and finance inputs.
The demands for sustainable cocoa production are on the rise, and – although most companies are increasingly involved in certification schemes – its true impact on farmer’s livelihoods remains unclear.
You can download the Seas of Change factsheet here: SoC Cocoa Factsheet