On December 19, 2019 European Think Tanks Group (ETTG) presented the blog / study which was carried out by the Institute for Sustainable Development and International Relations (IDDRI) on sustainability in the cocoa sector. The study reviewed state of the art knowledge on the impact of the cocoa value chain on biodiversity, assessed the current strategies by the industry to address the issue and explore further options to improve sustainability in the cocoa-chocolate value-chain, including future european regulation. The ETTG blog can be found here.
Mr Leonard Mizzi – DEVCO Head of Unit C1.Rural Development, Food Security, Nutrition – Introduction and Moderator
Mr Geert Laporte , Director – European Think Tanks Group
Mr Frédéric Amiel – Research Fellow, Biodiversity and Global value chains, IDDRI
Ms Fabienne Yver Project Coordinator – Fair Trade Advocacy Office
Mr Bart van Besien Policy Officer and Cocoa Policy Advisor – Oxfam Wereldwinkels
Mr Jonas Mwa Mwa – IDH Cocoa Director, IDH The Sustainable Trade Initiative
The language of the conference is English.
For the video please click here.