On the occasion of the World Cocoa Conference, we are happy to announce a joint ISCO statement confirming our commitment towards accelerating progress in closing the living income gap in cocoa. MORE
Our members' project PRO-PLANTEURS is supporting the implementation of a study to measure the income of cocoa farming households using the new "Cocoa household income study" Approach in the Bossematié region and is working closely with all stakeholders involved. MORE
GISCO is celebrating International Women's Day, a global day that celebrates the social, economic, cultural, and political achievements of women and marks a call to action for accelerating women's equality . On this special occasion, we want to introduce you to the Animatrices rurales at... MORE
On Sunday, January 28, 2024, the German Initiative on Sustainable Cocoa will host an event on "Together towards a Living Income - Gender-sensitive approaches for the cocoa value chain" from 01:30 PM to 3:30 PM at the ISM, the world's largest trade fair for confectionery and snacks in Cologne. MORE
The new year marks the beginning of GISCO's next two-year theme "Inclusive Living Income Strategies". MORE
The German Initiative on Sustainable Cocoa announces a change in leadership. Starting on November 1, 2023, Martina Gaebler will assume the role of Executive Secretary, replacing Beate Weiskopf. MORE
This year, GISCO is releasing its third monitoring report, based on comprehensive data collection among its members. In the member assembly held in May 2022, all members committed to participating in the monitoring. MORE
Sektorübergreifendes Lernen bei der Umsetzung der EU-Verordnung gegen Entwaldung: Über 70 Teilnehmende aus Industrie, Politik und Zivilgesellschaft diskutierten am 9. Oktober in Köln über eine entwaldungsfreie Kakao- und Palmölproduktion. MORE
This year's TROPENTAG conference on research in tropical and subtropical agriculture, natural resource management, and rural development, in collaboration with Humboldt University of Berlin, took place in a hybrid format from September 20th to 22nd. The conference theme, "Competing Pathways for... MORE
On September 12, 2023, the German Initiative on Sustainable Cocoa hosted an online seminar that brought together a group of local experts to examine the cocoa production landscape in Nigeria. Nigeria holds a crucial position as a cocoa supplier to Germany and we are pleased to report that the event... MORE