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Akwaba Sébastien!

We are thrilled to welcome Sébastien Jadot to the C.R.E.E.R team, based in Brussels, Belgium; seat of the EU government he has an excellent background to join C.R.E.E.R as a Policy Analyst and on a benevolent level. Sébastien wrote an excellent article on the historical & political background to cocoa farming; highlighting the reasons why […]

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Update from the Child Labor Cocoa Coordinating Group

Positive moves in the right direction … time will tell! But still no one looking at the situation with the children that are living on the streets having escaped their situation or those being trafficked across the border! We mustn’t forget, C.R.E.E.R started due to ‘M’ who was in domestic servitude. The figures to find […]

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The Chocolate Industry Exposed: Child Labor, Trafficking and Fair Trade Mislabeling

Excellent piece on the situation!  Please think about the origin of your chocolate this Easter!

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Easter chocolate; your choice!

The supermarket shelves are stacked high with easter eggs already, four weeks before Easter Sunday! Have you ever thought where many of these chocolate eggs originate from?

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When did you last check the origin of your chocolate?

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LD85fPzLUjo] We know this story & have seen it all too often across West Africa, please take the 10m58s to watch this clip of a series of 5. The Ivorian government is now acting on child trafficking, but the farmers are all scared they will be taken to prison for having the children. It’s a […]

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