How cocoa farming can help stop deforestation

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Gerard A. Manley, CEO, Olam Cocoa • Increasing demand for agricultural land putting pressure on forests. • High proportion of cocoa smallholdings means doubly acute pressure. • Digital farming tools can help identify farmable forest areas. The world’s […]

From coca to cocoa: three lessons from Peru on how farmers can leave the drug trade behind

This article is brought to you thanks to the strategic cooperation of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Victor Ganoza, Country Director, Peru, TechnoServe & Nick Rosen, Senior Associate for External Communications, TechnoServe Less than a decade ago, the villages and towns of northeastern Peru’s vast Huallaga Valley were a centre of the global drug trade. […]