New Partnership to Combat Child Labour in West Africa

ILO and Chocolate and Cocoa Industry Forge New Partnership

Eight companies in the chocolate and cocoa industry – ADM, Barry Callebaut, Cargill, Ferrero, The Hershey Company, Kraft Foods, Mars Incorporated, and Nestlé – have pledged US $2 million to a new Public-Private Partnership (PPP) with the International Labour Office (ILO) to combat child labour in cocoa growing communities in Ghana and Côte d’Ivoire.

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    • lucy van kessel
    • On: January 12, 2013

    Interesting information and good to see. It would be useful to have some breakdown of the number of girls involved in this form of child labour.

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