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Annual Report 2012

You can read our annual report from 2012 here.  Read More

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Older children at risk of child labour in Ghana's cocoa growing regions

In Ghana’s cocoa-growing communities, older children aged 15 to 17 are most at risk of hazardous child labour. Limited opportunities to attend senior secondary school or Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) mean that older children instead engage... Read More

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Education and child labour risk for older children in Côte d'Ivoire

In Côte d’Ivoire, older children (defined here as aged 12-17) face a number of challenges in post-primary education. Underperformance is an issue with enrolment and completion rates remaining low and quality of education needing improvement. Access to education is... Read More

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ICI BRIEFING PAPER: Declining Cocoa Prices and Potential Child Labour Risks

Recent declines in world cocoa prices are likely to place additional pressure on already financially-constrained smallholder cocoa farmers in West Africa if they result in sustained lower farm-gate prices paid to farmers. Several studies indicate that the majority... Read More

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ICI review of changes to the Côte d'Ivoire Hazardous Work List

Comparative Review of the Old and New Hazardous Work Lists for Côte d’Ivoire Original files: LISTE DES TRAVAUX DANGEREUX INTERDITS AUX ENFANTS LISTE DES TRAVAUX LEGERS AUTORISES ENFANTS Read More

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Annual Report 2016

Our Annual Report 2016 contains our highlights of the year, messages from our Co-Presidents, our Executive Director, our National Coordinators, our year in numbers and many more informations. Click here to download the full report. Read More

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Examen de l'efficacité des systèmes de suivi du travail des enfants dans le secteur des petits exploitants agricoles en Afrique sub-saharienne

Téléchargez l'étude ici Ces dernières années, des organisations internationales et des gouvernements nationaux ont élaboré une série de directives volontaires telles que les ‘Principes directeurs des Nations Unies sur les entreprises et les droits de l’homme’, e... Read More

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Labour Market Research Study: ICI Statement

The International Cocoa Initiative (ICI) commissioned a study, ‘Researching the Impact of Increased Cocoa Yields on the Labour Market and Child Labour risk in Ghana and Côte d’Ivoire’ with the support of The International Finance Corporation (IFC), The Jacobs Found... Read More

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Labour Market Research Study: Policy Brief

In light of current initiatives to boost yields and cocoa supply, there have been concerns that the higher pressure to enhance yields may push smallholders to use more family labour, and possibly more child labour (CL), or involve a greater proportion of children i... Read More

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Annual Report 2015

Our Annual Report 2015 contains our highlights of the year, messages from our Co-Presidents, our Executive Director, our National Coordinators, our year in numbers and many more informations. Click here to download the full report. Read More