'Massive effort' needed to stop child labour in cocoa supply chains

3 September 2020

An NGO has called for a “massive effort” to eliminate child labour from the cocoa supply chain because around one in three children in the cocoa-growing areas of Côte d’Ivoire and Ghana is involved in child labour.

The areas account for more than 65% of global cocoa production, said the International Cocoa Initiative (ICI), which promotes child protection in cocoa-growing communities.

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