Partnership addresses women's role in cocoa farming

Partnership addresses women's role in cocoa farming

A SERIES of projects to understand and help overcome the barriers for women in cocoa farming communities in Cote d'Ivoire has been launched by Cargill, Kellogg and ASDA, one of Britain's leading retailers.

Women are involved in such cocoa farming activities as planting seedlings, collecting cocoa pods and transporting, fermenting and drying cocoa beans. Often, their role is unrecognized as they balance household work with farming and have unequal a

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