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Côte d'Ivoire & Ghana set a fixed living income differential of $400 per tonne of cocoa to relieve farmer poverty
Author: Africa News
...Ivory Coast and Ghana have stepped up their efforts to reform the industry, imposing a fixed “living income differential” of $400 a tonne on all cocoa contracts sold by either country for the 2020/21 season...The premium...replaces an earlier...
US federal appeals court rules lawsuits against chocolate makers for alleged forced labour & child slavery in Côte d’Ivoire can proceed
Author: Bob Egelko, San Francisco Chronicle (USA)
"Suit alleging US chocolate makers collaborated in slave labor proceeds", 7 Jul 2019...
Indonesia: Palm oil giants convene to address labour rights issues & to improve conditions for women workers
Author: Zafirah Zein, Eco-Business
"Palm oil giants unite to tackle human rights challenges in Indonesia", 21 June 2019...
Business model of agricultural traders in Switzerland raises human rights concerns, according to NGO report urging tougher rules
In June 2019, the Swiss NGO Public Eye published a report titled "Agricultural Commodity Traders in Switzerland: Benefitting from Misery?" looking at Switzerland’s role as a global hub of agricultural commodities. According to the report, the...
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Author: Luana Rocha, Repórter Brasil / Agência Pública (Brazil)
“Essa é a pergunta estudada por pesquisadores do Brasil e do mundo. Casos envolvendo crianças no Mato Grosso, maior consumidor de agrotóxicos do país, chamam a atenção pela alta incidência de doenças nas regiões de maior produção agrícola”, 2 de maio...
Author: Renaud Vivien, Le Vif (Belgique)
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