COCOA WATCH

COCOA WATCH
Cocoa Watch is a platform for organizations working on cocoa to contribute positively to the development and the sustainability of the cocoa industry and welfare of the small holder producers in Africa

VISION
Promote the development of the cocoa industry in Africa

MISSION
To work with strategic partners and organizations to promote the sustainability of the cocoa industry through the adoption of best production practices, fair returns to producer and industry and quality products.
OBJECTIVES

Promote the adoption of best production practices to support increased production of quality cocoa.

Provide a platform for stakeholder dialogue and action to support sustainable cocoa economy in Africa.

Promote the integration of environmental issues into cocoa production landscape.

Advocate equitable returns for all players on cocoa value chain

Promote producer welfare through formation of new farmer organizations,
and strengthening of existing organizations.

Promote women’s participation in decision making at all levels, addressing critical issues underpinning the economic and social status of African women and children, and engaging in policy dialogue thereby bringing the concerns of the vulnerable to fore in the designs of programs

Engage governments and industry to promote policies and practices that will enhance the cocoa industry in Africa.

Membership

Cocoa Farmer Organizations in Africa
Organizations particularly NGOs working in cocoa or related areas
Organizations/institutions interested in the development of the cocoa industry (may not necessarily be working on cocoa)
Research institutions
Individuals/persons who have interest in the development of the cocoa industry and the welfare of the farmers.

 

REGIONAL / GHANA CO-ORDINATOR

Yaw Osei-Owusu, Conservation Alliance,
P. O. Box KA 30426,
Airport, Accra, Ghana,

TEL:+ 233 244 277795.

Email: yosei-owusu@conservealliance.org

NIGERIA : Chief Adesina Adesida, 94 Oyemekun Rd; Opposite the Ministry of Works, Akure, Ondo State.

Telephone:+234 (0) 803 2232848  /  +234 (0) 803 154 3938.

Email:abrahamdesida@yahoo.com

COTE D’IVOIRE: Edmond Konan, Director General, Global Business, 01 BP 10335, Abidjan 01. Telephone: +225 22 42 38 64/ +225 08 49 71 04

Email: ekonan@yahoo.fr 

CAMEROUN: POSTAL ADDRESS:
Vermont KOUAKEP CEO,  iPowerWorld.

Telephone: +237 77 47 21 21/+237 94 32 00 86. 
Email: vk@ipowerworld.net