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Rooting out child labour form cocoa farms – Child labour monitoring: A partnership of communities and government

This paper is the fourth in a series published by the International Labour Organization (ILO) that synthesizes the knowledge and experience acquired from implementation of the West African Cocoa and Commercial Agriculture Project to Combat Hazardous and Exploitive... Read More


Women's Leadership in Cocoa Life Communities: Emerging best practices of women's leadership within cocoa farming in Ghana and Côte d’Ivoire

Commissioned by Mondelez International, this report reviews the current role of women in cocoa farming in Ghana and Côte d’Ivoire. It provides  best practices to strengthen women's leadership roles and ensure gender equality in the cocoa value chain. Read the re... Read More


FAO E-Learning Module: 'End Child Labour in Agriculture'

The Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) launched an E-learning tool designed to raise awareness amongst stakeholders about child labour in agriculture. Entitled ‘End Child Labour in Agriculture’, the online module is aimed at agricultural policy-makers and advi... Read More


WOMEN’S RIGHTS IN THE COCOA SECTOR: Examples of emerging good practice

Commissioned by Oxfam, this report addresses women's centrality to the sustainability of cocoa production and cocoa growing communities. It provides examples of emerging best practices to address gender equality in the cocoa sector. Featured best practices include... Read More


Good practices and lessons learned in cocoa communities in Ghana

The ILO-IPEC Cocoa Communities Project exceeded its targeted number of beneficiaries and made significant gains addressing the root causes of child labour in forty of Ghana's cocoa growing communities. This report, produced by the International Labour Organization,... Read More


Measuring Impact of Agriculture and Food Security Programs on Child Labour in Family-Based Agriculture

This FAO Handbook offers guidance and tools for assessing the impacts of agriculture and food security programmes  on child labour in family-based agriculture. The Handbook helps agricultural programmes incorporate child labour prevention or mitigation in the desig... Read More


Microfinance and Child Labour

This paper reviews the root causes of child labour and analyses the potential impact of microfinance on the reduction, elimination and prevention of child labour. Cases studies from the field are provided for each root cause of child labour labour and its complimen... Read More


Bitter Harvest:An Overview of Child Labour in the Cocoa Supply Chain

This document provides an overview of the issue of child labour in the cocoa supply chain and lists some best practices for eliminating child labour from the supply chain. Read document here. Read More


Best Practices in Preventing and Eliminating Child Labor through Education

Produced by Winrock International, this report highlights best practices from the Community-based Innovations to Reduce Child Labour through Education (CIRCLE) project. CIRCLE was implemented in 24 countires in Latin America, Asia and Africa. The report offers insi... Read More


Rooting out child labour from cocoa farms – A manual for training education practitioners: Ghana

This training manual was produced by the International Labour Organization (ILO) under the West African Cocoa and Commercial Agriculture Project to Combat Hazardous and Exploitative Child Labour (WACAP). It is a training course intended for education practitioners... Read More