Forum for African Investigative Reporters
Expensive 'fair' chocolate does not benefit cocoa farmers In a six-month transnational project led by the Forum for African Investigative Reporters (FAIR), journalists hailing from Ivory Coast, Ghana, Cameroon, Nigeria and the Netherlands investigated the alleged benefits received by cocoa farmers in West Africa via the FAIRTRADE label. Their conclusions are shocking: whilst the chocolate consumer in the West pays a significant mark-up for 'honest' chocolate, these benefits amount to little or no... Expensive 'fair' chocolate does not benefit cocoa farmers In a six-month transnational project led by the Forum for African Investigative Reporters...