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Hershey Visits Food Crop Training as part of their Cocoa Sustainability Program

Cassava Production Training For Farmers Source Trust is proud to have been able to accompany Tawiah Agyarko-Kwarteng, the Hershey sustainability representative, as she visited a cassava food crop training session in Ghana this past March. Source Trust shares Hershey’s focus on addressing food security in cocoa-farming communities, a strategy in line with the Cocoa Livelihoods […]

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Hope for International Collaboration on Cocao Diversity

On March 10th 2016 Source Trust attended a meeting of scientists and researchers from cocoa and chocolate companies, hosted by Bioversity International, to discuss the set-up of the proposed “Collaborative Framework for Cacao Evaluation” (CFCE). Other Industry members present were Mars, Nestle, Mondelez, Cargill, CAOBISCO, WCF, and other Organisations USDA, SDA, CIRAD. Under the auspices […]

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Ivorian Government partners with ICI to further tackle Child protection in Cocoa Communities

‘The First Lady of Côte d’Ivoire and the International Cocoa Initiative – partners in the fight against child labour —  Geneva, Switzerland, 26 April 2016 – The International Cocoa Initiative (ICI) has signed a Partnership Agreement with the National Surveillance Committee (CNS) presided by the First Lady of Côte d’Ivoire, to promote child protection and […]

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Our Videos

A short film illustrating the impact of the new Village Resource Centres within the cocoa farming communities of Ghana, West Africa.

Young people from farming communities in Ecuador, Ghana, Indonesia and St Vincent tell Source Trust about their aspirations for the future and their thoughts on becoming farmers.

Farmers throughout Ghana are receiving training to improve their knowledge and enhance their farming skills, contributing to better farm productivity.

Featuring community infrastructure projects in Ghana