ICCO – High Level Panel on the Global Cocoa Crisis
Abidjan on April 24, 2017. As a prelude to the opening of the new headquarters of the International Cocoa Organization (ICCO), a high-level panel on the global cocoa crisis was held at the Sofitel Hotel Ivoire. FarmStrong Foundation Executive Director, Mr Michiel Hendriksz presented the realities faced by cocoa small holder farmers within broader integrated rural development challenges. He also made some proposals and recommendations to support the transition towards sustainable cocoa production from all angles – economic, social and environmental.