[PDF] Hot Chocolate - How Cocoa fuelled the conflict in Côte d’Ivoire

Author: Global Witness, Published on: 6 June 2007

This report – Global Witness’s first report dedicated to the cocoa sector in Côte d’Ivoire – documents how revenues from the cocoa trade have contributed to funding armed conflict and how opportunities for enrichment from cocoa through corruption and misuse of revenues, both by the government and the rebel group Forces Nouvelles (FN), continue to undermine the resolution of the crisis. [also refers to ADM, Banque Nationale d’Investissement, Banamba, Barry Callebaut, Cargill, Cargill West Africa (part of Cargill), CEMOI, Cipexi (part of Continaf Holding B.V.), Cocoa Barry (part of Barry Callebaut), Côte d’Ivoire, Gambit Investment, GETMA, Groupement Professionnel des Exportateurs de Café-Cacao (GEPEX), Lev-Ci (joint venture Lev Mendel & CAA), Moshe Rothschild, Outspan Ivoire SA (part of Kewalram Chanrai), PROCI (part of Touton), Product Promotion, Pronibex, SAGA-CI (part of Bolloré), Soeximex, Société Togolaise Négoces Produits Tropicaux, Theobroma BV, Tropival (part of ED & F Man), Unilever, Zamacom SA (part of Ecom Agroindustrial)]

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