What does Valentine’s Day have in common with forests? That’s easy, says this Rainforest Alliance staffer: L-O-V-E.
by Aayush Gupta, Sustainable Finance Summer Analyst If you were to suggest to a Ghanaian smallholder cocoa farmer that he clear out a section of cocoa trees to make way for a different crop, chances are he would balk: why remove any of the plants that provide one’s only source of income? But there are …
In honor of Halloween’s best treat–chocolate!–we revisit one of our favorite videos, in which cocoa farmer Adrien Kouadio follows his beans from a cooperative in Cote d’Ivoire to a chocolate factory in England.
Halloween is right around the corner, and you know what that means: candy! What better time to meet one of the farmers who produce cocoa for the best treat of all–chocolate? Cocoa farmer Adrien Kouadio takes care of his land, his family, his community–and plays a mean game of football.