Cadbury Cocoa Partnership

A 10-year partnership to enhance the welfare of cocoa farmers and communities and to guarantee the sustainability of quality cocoa.

Cadbury Cocoa Partnership

In 2008, the Cadbury Cocoa Partnership was launched to encourage the development of thriving cocoa communities in Africa, Southeast Asia, and the Caribbean. The Cocoa Partnership is a £45 million ($73 million) commitment to sustainable cocoa farming. Through this initiative, the Cocoa Partnership will promote sustainable livelihoods for one million cocoa farmers; increase cocoa crop yields 20 percent by 2012, and 100 percent by 2018.

To date, the partners are working in over 100 cocoa communities in Ghana to provide the necessary training and technical skills, to provide access to finance, to improved community infrastructures, and to promote new business ventures.Moreover, the partnership provides farmers a dimension of fair trade. Working with the Fairtrade Foundation, the communities will benefit from the fair certification that can guarantee a fair price of their beans. In return, communities commit to source their produce to Cadbury Diary Milk bars.

Partners

  • United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)

    Funding Agencies
    United States | Staff size: 5001-10,000

    UNDP is the UN's global development network, an organization advocating for change and connecting countries to knowledge, experience and resources to help people build a better life. We are on...

  • Mondelez International

    Goods Supplier
    United States | Staff size: 10,000+

    Mondelez International is a snack manufacturing company. Incorporated in 2005, the company manufactures and markets food and beverage products for consumers in approximately 165 countries...

  • Earthwatch Institute

    Service Providers, Institute
    United States | Staff size: 501-1000

    Earthwatch is an international environmental charity. We bring individuals from all walks of life together with world-class scientists to work for the good of the planet. The Earthwatch...

  • Kraft Foods Group Inc.

    Goods Supplier
    United States | Staff size: 10,000+

    Kraft Foods Group, Inc. is one of North America's largest consumer packaged food and beverage company, with revenues of approximately $19 billion in...

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Key Information

LocationIndonesia, Latin America and Caribbean, India, Ghana, West Africa, East Asia and Pacific
StatusActive
  • Start Date 2008
  • End Date 2018
  • ValueUSD 73 Million
    Sectors