42 cocoa producing countries
are covered by projects
cocoa farmers and their families have been reached
2018: 1,49 mio.
2017: 1,44 mio.
2016: 1.38 mio.
Members’ fields of action in the producing countries
Better agricultural practices for cocoa
Provision of fertilizer, pesticides, seedlings/planting material
Promotion of diversified crops
Strengthening cocoa cooperatives and communities
Access to financing
Empowerment of women
Youth development with regards to cocoa production and marketing
Fight against abusive forms of child labour
Exchange and joint learning
Adaptation of cocoa production to the effects of climate change
Supply chains free from deforestation
Promotion of agroforestry systems
Conservation of biodiversity
With PRO-PLANTEURS, the German Initiative on Sustainable Cocoa aims to professionalize 20,000 cocoa-producing family-owned businesses and farmer organizations in the south-eastern regions of Côte d'Ivoire. The objective is to improve the families’ livelihoods by increasing their incomes and improving nutrition.