UTZ and Rainforest Alliance have recently merged in response to critical challenges facing humanity: deforestation, climate change, systemic poverty, and social inequity.
UTZ mission is to create a world where sustainable farming is the norm and farmers, workers and their families fulfill their ambitions and contributes to safeguard the world’s resources, now and in the future.
WCF promotes a sustainable cocoa economy through economic and social development and environmental stewardship in cocoa-growing communities.
NYONKOPA BUYING COMPANY LTD
Nyonkopa, a subsidiary of Barry Callebaut, is an authorized Licensed Buying Company in Ghana. It buys cocoa from farmers and sell them to the Cocoa Marketing Company of COCOBOD.
Nyonkopa was founded in 2012 and has a strong buying network of about 600 purchasing clerks who buy cocoa from over 10,000 cocoa farmers.It is spread across Ghana’s main cocoa regions and has presence in Côte d’Ivoire and Tanzania as well.
BTC is the Belgian development agency. They support development projects across the globe to eradicate poverty. By doing so, they help build a world where women and men live under the rule of law, have equal access to quality public services and are free to pursue their aspirations.