Ivory Coast Cocoa Farmers Threaten To Boycott Industry Sustainability Programmes

, Ivory Coast Cocoa Farmers Threaten To Boycott Industry Sustainability Programmes, TheCircularEconomy.com
Cocoa farmers in Ivory Coast said on Thursday they would withdraw from chocolate industry sustainability programmes if companies try to avoid paying a premium aimed at combating farmer poverty.  The world’s top producer introduced a $400 per tonne premium this season, known as a living income differential (LID), to increase farmer wages.

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