• To improve living conditions of cocoa farmers and their families and to contribute to a secure living —
  • To conserve and protect natural resources and biodiversity in cocoa producing countries —
  • To increase cultivation and commercialization of sustainably produced cocoa —


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PRO-PLANTEURS is a project launched by the multi-stakeholder initiative GISCO (German Initiative on Sustainable Cocoa), an association of the German confectionery industry, the German retail grocery trade and of the civil Society together with the German Federal Government, represented by the Federal Ministry of Food and Agriculture (BMEL) and the Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ).

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Trainings, sustainability standards and certifications

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Achieving a Sustainably Thriving Cocoa Sector

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