Building a Sustainable Cocoa Economy

Summary:
The global cocoa economy faces a variety of important sustainability challenges as it moves towards expanded and more specialized production. The rapid growth of markets for products compliant with recognized sustainability standards represents both an important market and sustainable development opportunity. In addition to offering a pathway to improved economic returns, initiatives currently being applied in the cocoa sector are also leading to measurable improvements across key social and environmental indicators.
Author(s):
Potts, Jason
Publication type:
Report
Publication year:
2010
Updated: 2013-03-14