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More Studies from the Cocoa Sector

2018


Date

Title & Link

Publisher

Topic

NovemberWhat Works To Increase Smallholder Farmers' IncomeFarmer Income LabLiving Income
OctoberCombatting Child Labour in Cocoa ProductionGESLiving Income, Child Labour
OctoberThe prevalence of forced labour & child labour in the cocoa sectors of Côte d’Ivoire & GhanaWalk Free Foundationchild labour, exploitation, Ghana, Côte d'Ivoire
September2018 List of Goods Produced by Child Labor or Forced LaborU.S. Department of Laborchild labor, exploitation
September2017 Findings on the Worst Forms of Child LaborU.S. Department of Laborchild labor, exploitation
AugustDemystifying the cocoa sector in Ghana and Côte d’IvoireKITCocoa, Côte d'Ivoire, Ghana
n/aThe Global Business of Forced Labour: Report of FindingsSPERICocoa, Tea, Supply chain
JulyUnderstanding certified smallproducers' needs: Interviews with certified producers to understand their needs and how sustainability standards can innovate to meet them.ISEAL AllianceSmall producer, Certification, Côte d'Ivoire
Putting children first: International Cocoa Initiative 2017 Annual Report 2017ICIChild labour, Education
Pour que demain ne meure jamais: La Côte d'Ivoire face au changement climatiqueWorld BankClimatechange, Côte d'Ivoire

Ripe for Change: Ending human suffering in supermarket supply chains (Report and Summary)

OxfamIncome, Poverty
June

Pratique cacaoyère, délitement de l'accès au foncier et sécurité alimentaire dans la sous-préfecture de Dania (Centre-Ouest de la Côte d'Ivoire) (FRZ)

TropiculturaCocoa, Alimentation
The Dark Side of ChocolateBASICCocoa, Supply Chain, Côte d'Ivoire, Peru
Dynamique d'expansion des cacaoyères dans les zones de contact forêt-savane: cas de la sous-préfecture de Kokumbo (Centre de la Côte d'Ivoire) (FRZ)TropiculturaCocoa, Rural and regional development
May

Understanding agribusiness-based advisory services (Summary)

Understanding agribusiness-based advisory services: Findings of a learning trajectory

KITAgribusiness development
Rapport d'audit du systeme de commercialisation du cacaoKPMGTrade, Price, Côte d'Ivoire
Follow up Study - Assessing the Impact of Fairtrade on Poverty Reduction through Rural DevelopmentCEval GmbH, FairtradePoverty, Rural development, Fairtrade
April

Fair Value: Case studies of business structures for a more equitable distribution of value in food supply chains.

3keel, OxfamFood system, Value chains
Harnessing the chances of digitalisation for rural developmentGesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbHRural development, Digitalisation
Cocoa Farmer IncomeTrue Price, Fairtrade InternationalIncome, Strategies and improvement

Cocoa Barometer

Cocoa Barometer Summary

Cocoa Barometer Konsortium

Sustainable development in the cocoa sector, Income, Transparency, Responsibility, West Africa
March

Voluntary Climate Neutrality in the Private Sector. Key to stay within the 2°C target.

 

Senat der WirtschaftClimate, Neutral, Private Sector, Goals

Feasibility Study on Options to step up EU Actions against Deforestration

European UnionDeforestration, Trade, Initiatives

January

Pricing in the cocoa value chain - causes and effects 

Prix dans la chaîne de valeur du cacao - causes et effets (FRZ)

Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) und SüdwindCocoa price, General conditions, Market development

2017

Date

Title & Link

Publisher

Topic

DecemberDriving Innovations in Smallholder Engagement - Insights in Service Delivery and FinanceIDHInnovations, Finance, Engagement
Evaluation de l'application du contenu des formations pour l'amelioration de la production de cacao PRO-PLANTEURSPoductivity
Étude des opportunités de marché des cultures vivrièresPRO-PLANTEURSMarket development
NovemberGlobal Estimates of Child Labour: Results and Trends, 2012-2016International Labour OrganizationChild Labour
OctoberTackling Child Labour - 2017 ReportNestlé Cocoa PlanChild Labour
SeptemberStudy on the Cost Structure and Access to Financing of the Cooperatives of the Project PRO-PLANTEURSdevImpactFinancing
August

Chocolate and the Consumption of Forests: Cross-National Examination of Ecologically Unequal Exchange in Cocoa Exports

Journal of World-Systems ResearchEnvironment
Alternative Geschäftsmodelle im KakaosektorSüdwindMarket Development, General Conditions, Cocoa price, Income, Diversity
JulyForest Friendly Cocoa in Côte d'IvoireUNDP, GCP, MondelezEnvironment
JuneThe State of Sustainable Markets 2017: Statistics and Emerging TrendsInternational Trade CentreCertification, Market Development
Profit mit Nachhaltigkeit? Die Rolle der Privatwirtschaft in EntwicklungsländernSüdwind Sustainable Development Goals, Privatinvestitionen, Private-Public Partnerships
Combatting Child Labour in Cocoa: Investor Expectations and Corporate Good PracticeGES InternationalChild Labour, Income, Private Investment
MarchEliminating Deforestation from the Cocoa Supply ChainWorld BankEnvironment
National Survey and Segmentation of Smallholder Households in Côte d’IvoireCGAP, World BankIncome
The business benefits of using sustainability standardsISEAL AllianceCertification

February

Cocoa Farmer's agricultural practices and livelihoods in  Côte d'Ivoire

Barry Callebaut

Income, Produtivity

JanuaryAfrika und Europa - Neue Partnerschaft für Entwicklung, Frieden und ZukunftBMZGeneral conditions
Entwaldungsfreie Lieferketten - Gemeinsam zum Waldschutz beitragenWWF, BMZEnvironment
 

2016

Date

Title & Link

Publisher

Topic

DecemberStrengthening the competitiveness of cocoa production and improving the income of cocoa producers in West and Central Africa / Renforcer la compétitivité de la production de cacao et augmenter le revenu des producteurs de cacao en Afrique de l’Ouest et en Afrique centrale SüdwindIncome, Productivity
DecemberStudy on the state of farmer cooperatives in the cocoa sector of Côte d‘IvoireGEFAKFarmers Organisations
NovemberDemystifying the cocoa sector in Côte d’Ivoire and GhanaKIT Royal Tropical InstituteGeneral Conditions, Quality
November

Market Concentration and Price Formation in the Global Cocoa Value Chain

Appendix: Determination of Cocoa Prices in Cameroon, Nigeria, Ghana, Côte d’Ivoire and Indonesia

Ministry of Foreign Affairs, The Netherlands, SEO Amsterdam EconomicsMarket development, Cocoa price
NovemberBaseline Study PRO-PLANTEURS / Étude de base PRO-PLANTEURSComo ConsultGeneral Conditions
JulySustainability Now!European Political Strategy CenterMarket development, General Conditions
JulyEmerging Opportunities in the West African Food EconomyOECDMarket development, General Conditions
JuneStudy on the Establishment of a Cocoa Sustainability FundSüdwindMarket development
JuneTrafficking in Persons ReportUS Department of StateSlavery
MaiNachhaltigkeitssiegelStiftung WarentestCertification
MarchUTZ Impact Report: Combining insights from UTZ monitoring data with findings from impact studiesUTZCountries of Production, Cocoa, Coffee, Tea
Women's Rights in the Cocoa SectorOxfamWomen's Role, Cocoa Sector
FebruarCacao Cultivation under Diverse Shade Tree Cover Allows High Carbon Storage and Sequestration without Yield LossesPlant Ecology and Ecosystems Research, Albrecht-von-Haller Institute for Plant Sciences, University of GöttingenCultivation
JanuarThe cocoa bean fermentation process: from ecosystem analysis to starter culture developmentJournal of Applied MicrobiologyProduction
n/aEvaluation of different fermentation processes for use by small cocoa growers in mexicoInstituto Nacional de Investigaciones Forestales Agrícolas y Pecuarias, MexicoProduction

n/a

Quarterly Bulletin of Cocoa Statistics 

International Cocoa Organisation

Cocoa price, Market development

n/aLeveraging the Vertical: The Contested Dynamics of Sustainability Standards and Labour in Global Production NetworksESADE-Ramon Llull University, BarcelonaCertification
n/aThe True Price of Cocoa from Ivory CoastIDH, True PriceCertification, Environment, Income
n/aChildren at the heart; Assessment of child labour and child slavery in CdI´s cocoa sector and recommendations to Mondelez InternationalEmbodeChildlabour
n/aCôte d'Ivoire - Rapport d'état sur le système éducatif national. Pour une politique éducative plus inclusive et plus efficace. (FRZ)Gouvernment Côte d'Ivoire, UNICEF, IIPE, UNSECOPolitics, Education
n/aResearching the Impact of Increased Cocoa Yields on the Labour Market and Child Labour Risk in Ghana and Côte d'IvoireICICocoa, Child Labour, Ghana, Côte d'Ivoire
n/aHuman Development Report 2016: Briefing note for countries on the 2016 Human Development ReportUNDPHuman Development Index, Côte d'Ivoire
 

2015

Date

Title & Link

Publisher

Topic

DecemberImpact of UTZ certification on cocoa producers in Ghana, 2011 to 2014LEIUTZ, Certification, Cocoa, Ghana
DecemberEINEWELT ohne Hunger ist möglich - Lösungsansätze der deutschen EntwicklungspolitikBMZGeneral Conditions

November

Looking within the household: a study on gender, food security, and resilience in cocoa-growing communities 

Oxfam GB, Routledge

Womans role

NovemberAgrobiodiversity – the key to food security, climate adaptation and resilienceGIZEnvironment
SeptemberFindings from Studies in 11 Countries and Implications for our Future Work on Rural DevelopmentNestléRural Development
JulySituational Assessment of Women and Youth Farmers and Family Nutrional Status in Two Cocoa Producing Communities in Côte d'IvoireFair Labor AssociationNutrition, Womans role

July

Survey Research on Child Labour in the West African Cocoa Growing Areas 

Tulane Universität

Child Labour

JulyEnquete sur le niveau de vie des menages en Côte d'Ivoire (FRZ)INSHouseholds, Côte d'Ivoire

June

Kakaobarometer

Cocoa Barometer Konsortium

Market development, Subsitence Income

AprilCocoa industry: Integrating small farmers into the global value chainUnctad

 

Market development, General Conditions

March

CocoaAction Progress Report

World Cocoa Foundation

Productivity

March

Cocoa farming and primate extirpation inside Cote d’Ivoire’s protected areas

Tropical Conservation Science

Environment

March

Das Leitbild vom Verbraucher: unmündiger oder aufgeklärter Konsument?

 

Wissenschaftlicher Pressedienst (WPD)

Consumer Model

n/aThe State of Sustainable MarketsInternational Trade CenterCertification
n/aBeyond CertificationDo SustainabilityCertification
n/a Cocoa Action Annual Report 2015World Cocoa FoundationMarket development
n/aHandbook for monitoring and evaluation of child labour in agriculture. Measuring the impacts of agricultural and food security programmes on child labour in family-based agricultureFAOChild Labour
 

2014

Date

Title & Link

Publisher

Topic

November

Zukunft der Süßwarenindustrie

Hans Böckler Stiftung

Market development

NovemberEnquête nationale sur la situation de l’emploi et du travail des enfants (ENSETE 2013)International Labor OrganisationChild labour

October

Oxfam analysis and recommendations to Mars, Mondelez, and Nestle on gender equality in the cocoa sector

Oxfam

Womans role

July 

Assesing Women’s roles in Nestlé’s Ivory Coast Cocoa Supply Chain

Fair Labor Association

Womans role

June12 Jahre, Sklaveterre des hommesChild labour

June

Impact of UTZ Certification of cocoa in Ivory Coast

LEI Wageningen UR , UTZ

Certification

May

Behind the Brands

Oxfam

Certifikation

April

Cocoa Market Update April 2014

WCF

Market development, Cocoa pricing, Productivity

March

Zur Plausibilität der Best Practice Kriterien – Eine Literaturrecherche

Südwind

Certification, Income

January

Follow - up study report on CCE pilot cocoa certification initiatives In Ghana, Côte d’Ivoire and Nigeria

CCE, Frank Kuklinski

Productivity, Training

January

UTZ CERTIFIED IMPACT REPORT

UTZ

Certification

JanuaryToolbox for Promoting Innovation SystemsGIZInnovations

n/a

Fairtrade Kakao in Westafrika

Fairtrade

Certification

n/a

Cocoa Sustainability Report

Barry Callebaut

Market development, general conditions, Farmerorganisations

n/aQuarterly Bulletin of Cocoa StatisticsInternational Cocoa OrganisationCocoa price, Market development

2013

Date

Title & Link

Publisher

Topic

December

Nicht nur Öl: Kakaoanbau in Nigeria

Südwind

Cocoa Price, Child Labour, Womans Role, Environment

October

Economic and financial assessment of premiums for the adoption of Rainforest Alliance Certification scheme by farmers in the bia conservation area of Ghana

 

Conservation Alliance international

Certification, Productivity

October

Improving smallholder livelihoods: Effectiveness of certification in coffee, cocoa and cotton

KMPG, SUSTAINEO

Certification

October

Flächenkonkurrenz – das Beispiel Kakao

Südwind

General Conditions, Market development

September

3. Kakao–Konferenz: Der lange Weg zur nachhaltigen Produktion Veranstaltungsdokumentation

GIZ

General Conditions, Market development, Productivity

June

Nachhaltigkeit in der Kakao - und Süßwarenindustrie: Chance oder Trugschluss?

ASTM, Action Solidarite tiers monde

General Conditions

MarchZone centrale de cultures de rente: Population autochtone et population allogène/allochtone (FRZ)ACFPopulation, Cash Crops

February

Baseline study report on Cocoa producers‘ livelihood perceptions in five pilot areas in Ghana, C ôte d’Ivoire and Nigeria

CCE Frank Kuklinski, Oghenerobo Adhuze

Income, Productivity

n/aLebensqualität - Otto Group TrendstudieOtto GroupEthical Consumption
n/aMarking Progress against child laborInternational Labor OrganisationChild Labour
n/a

The COSA Measuring Sustainability Report Coffee and Cocoa in 12 Countries

Committee on Sustainability AssessmentGeneral Conditions

 

 

2012

Date

Title & Link

Publisher

Topic

December

From Ghana to Magnum Ice Cream: Tracking Down the Organisation of Sustainable Cocoa Product Chains

Chalmers University of Technology Gothenburg

Child Labour, Environment, Income

October

Cocoa Certification Study on the costs, advantages and disadvantages of cocoa certification

KMPG, ICCO

Certification

October

Towards Côte d’Ivoire Sustainable Cocoa Initiative (CISCI)

FAFO

General Conditions, Market development

August

Summary of Results: Fairtrade Impact Study

Centrum für Evaluation

Womans role, Farmers Organisation

June

Sustainable Management of Nestlé’s Cocoa Supply Chain in the Ivory Coast — Focus on Labor Standards

Fair Labor Association

Child Labour

June

Rainforest Alliance Certification on Cocoa Farms in Côte d’Ivoire

Rainforest Alliance

Certification

June

Fact – Sheet: Die Wertschöpfungskette von Schokolade

Südwind

Value Chain

May

Vom Kakaobaum bis zum Konsumenten – Die Wertschöpfungskette von Schokolade

Südwind

Value Chain, Market development, Cocoa price

April

Cocoa barometer 2012

Voice, BD, FNV, Oxfam, Südwind, Hivos, Solidaridad

General Conditions,

Market development

April

The Gloomy Outlook for Cocoa Production in The Ivory Coast and Strategies for Sustainable Solutions for Recovery and Improvements of Productivity

ECOTOP

Training, Productivity

n/a

Cocoa Value Chain - Implication for the Smallholder Farmer in Ghana

Kwame Nkrumah University of Science & Technology

General Conditions,

Market development

n/a

Certified Cocoa : Scaling up farmer participation in West Africa

IIED

Certification

n/a

Partnerships of a feather flock together? An analysis of the emergence of networks of partnerships in the global cocoa sector

Global networks, Wageningen University

Farmer Organisations, General Conditions

n/a Fairer Handel am Beispiel KakaoFairtradeCertification
n/a Cocoa Fact SheetWageningen UR Center for Development Innovation

Market development

n/aSuccessional Agroforestry Systems for Sustainable Cocoa Production within the Conservation Districts of Malinau and Kapuas HuluGIZ, FORCLIMEGeneral Conditions
n/a2012 Findings of the worst forms of child laborUS Labor's Bureau of International Labor AffairsChild Labour

n/a

Incentives for sustainable cocoa production in Ghana

Royal Tropical Institute

Market development

n/aEin Standard für die Standards - Nachhaltigkeitsstandards für AgrarrohstoffeWWFCertification