The first ISCOnference took place in Brussels on 1 September 2022. 200 stakeholders from the cocoa sector shared insights, best practices and challenges related to achieving a living income for cocoa Farmers. MORE
This year, GISCO is publishing its second monitoring report, based on a comprehensive data collection among its members. At our general meeting in May of this year, all members committed to participate in the monitoring process. MORE
Report and tool: Distribution of value, costs, taxes and net profit margins along the German cocoa and chocolate value chains MORE
We would like to express our sincere thanks to over 200 participants - including cocoa farmers, representatives of civil society and the private sector - who we welcomed to the first ISCOnference on 1 September 2022 in Brussels and online! The conference provided a platform for members of the Nat... MORE
GISCO invited Dr. Gunther Bensch and Kathrin Kästner from RWI – Leibniz-Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung and Laura Schmid from Jacobs University Bremen to present the results of their study "Price formation on the futures market and the physical market for cocoa” to GISCO members in two online... MORE
At the heart of this Call for Proposals is the goal of collectively engaging in selected sustainable sourcing landscapes. The concept of sustainable landscapes is explicitly mentioned in the target areas of the SWISSCO Roadmap 2030 and is linked to the challenges of deforestation and child labour,... MORE
On 07 July 2022, the 4th Journée PRO-PLANTEURS took place on the theme "Child labour and job opportunities"! This year, more than 80 participants exchanged views on how to manage the generational change and whether innovations bring new jobs. The recurring Journée PRO-PLANTEURS provides a review of... MORE
Am 07. Juli 2022 fand der 4. Journée PRO-PLANTEURS zum Thema "Kinderarbeit und Beschäftigungsmöglichkeiten" statt! In diesem Jahr tauschten sich mehr als 80 Teilnehmer darüber aus, wie der Generationswechsel zu bewältigen ist und ob Innovationen neue Arbeitsplätze bringen. Der wiederkehrende... MORE
Dear Partners, PRO-PLANTEURS, the joint project of GISCO, the Federal Ministry of Food and Agriculture (BMEL), the Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) and the Conseil du Café-Cacao (CCC), has just started its second implementation phase on June 1st 2020. Within the next... MORE
The OECD and FAO are currently developing an “OECD-FAO Business Handbook on Deforestation, Forest Degradation and Due Diligence in Agricultural Supply Chains“, which will illustrate good practices on due diligence for deforestation-free supply chains. At the INA lunch break, the OECD and FAO will... MORE