As of Monday representatives of the producing and of the consuming countries of cocoa discuss "A New Vision for the Cocoa Sector" in Berlin. GISCO members contribute largely with several presentations and speeches. MORE
Representatives from the chocolate and cocoa industry, grocery retail, non-governmental organizations, from the German government and producer organizations from Côte d’Ivoire came together on ISM in Cologne to discuss ways to achieve more progress in addressing key challenges confronting the global... MORE
German Initiative on Sustainable Cocoa and Swiss Platform for Sustainable Cocoa sign Memorandum of Understanding MORE
The German Initiative on Sustainable Cocoa (GISCO) will host an expert discussion at the ISM, an international business and communication platform for suppliers and large wholesalers of the confectionery industry, in Cologne on the first trade fair day, 28 January 2018. For the first time, the event... MORE
Die Internationale Grüne Woche (IGW) findet vom 19.-28. Januar 2018 in Berlin statt. Gastgeber ist wie immer das Bundesministerium für Ernährung und Landwirtschaft (BMEL). Auch in diesem Jahr werden zahlreiche und überraschende Neuheiten aus der Ernährungs- und Landwirtschaft gezeigt. Eines der... MORE
On 1 October 2018 the new Executive Director of ICCO shall take up his/her position. Applicants are invited to send in their application till 15 December 2017. MORE
Representatives of the confectionery industry and the federal ministries BMZ and BMEL visited the cooperative KGS COOP-CA to learn about the progress of the GISCO project PRO-PLANTEURS. MORE
Wolf Kropp-Büttner, GISCO Chairman, and Stephan Nießner, Chairman of the Association of the German Confectionery Industry (BDSI), in a conversation with the new General Director of the Ivorian Conseil du Café-Cacao (CCC), Yves Brahima Koné. MORE
„Deutschland hat stets ein offenes Ohr für ivorische Anliegen“, betonte der ivorische Landwirtschaftsminister Sangafowa Coulibaly. PRO-PLANTEURS entwickelt sich erfolgreich. Angebotene Maßnahmen der Kooperative für einen nachhaltigen Kakaoanbau sind attraktiv. MORE
The German Initiative on Sustainable Cocoa (GISCO) supports initiatives for forest protection in the cocoa sector. Starting today, the 23th World Climate Conference (COP 23) in Bonn gathers delegates from all over the world to discuss about climate protection policies and an update of the climate... MORE