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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


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


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


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


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


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


Effectiveness Review of Child Labour Monitoring Systems in the Smallholder Agricultural Sector of Sub-Saharan Africa

ICI CLMS Effectiveness Review In recent years, both legally binding requirements such as the UK Modern Slavery Act and voluntary guidelines such as the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights, have been developed by international organisations and nat... Read More


ICI's community assessment tool - Protective Cocoa Community Framework

The ICI Protective Cocoa Community Framework Questionnaire (PCCF) is a community assessment tool conducted annually in each of the communities in which ICI operates. The assessment tool incorporates key demographic data and community development indicators related... Read More