Unfortunately we have to cancel the general meeting on 05 & 06. Mai 2020 due to the Corona pandemic. We would like to ask you to save 07 & 08. September2020 as a new date for the general meeting. MORE
A delegation from the German Bundestag led by Bundestag Vice President Thomas Oppermann visited the GISCO project PRO-PLANTEURS on 21 February. Project manager Judith Steffens and her team informed Thomas Oppermann (SPD), Jessica Tatti (Die Linke) and Dr. Karamba Diaby (SPD) about the main... MORE
5 years ago, the German Initiative on Sustainable Cocoa launched the joint project PRO-PLANTEURS together with the German and the Ivorian government. Different project participants, amongst others from a cooperative, the Ivorian Conseil du Café-Cacao, the Südwind-Institut and corporate partners,... MORE
On February 2, 2020, GISCO will host an Event on ISM Cologne: The contribution of PRO-PLANTEURS to a sustainable cocoa sector in Côte d'Ivoire. Project partners from Germany and Côte d'Ivoire as well as cooperative members will join the panel to give a lively impression. MORE
GISCO, represented by its local employee, as well as PRO-PLANTEURS, GISCO's Project in Côte d'Ivoire host stands at SARA (22.11.-01.12.2019). MORE
The German Initiative on Sustainable Cocoa presented options for action towards a deforestation-free cocoa sector at Anuga fair in Cologne. Experts from politics, non-governmental organizations and private sector discussed how the demand for deforestation-free cocoa could be implemented. The demand... MORE
Next Monday international experts will discuss options and share their concerns on the topic: Deforestation-free supply chains - How can cocoa cultivation and forest conservation be reconciled? You are heartly invited to take part in! MORE
The working group on Living Income in Côte d'Ivoire is supported locally by the German Initiative on Sustainable Cocoa and the Green Innovation Centre for a sustainable and deforestation-free cocoa economy in Côte d´Ivoire. MORE
The National Committee for the Monitoring of Measures to Combat Human Trafficking, Exploitation and Child Labour (CNS) in Côte d'Ivoire aims to strengthen the successes achieved in the area of combatting human trafficking and exploitation and wants to intensify the fight against child labour. MORE
The German Initiative on Sustainable Cocoa (GISCO) considers the new initiative of the Ivorian and the Ghanaian government for a minimum price for cocoa producers as an important step towards a living income. MORE