This summer, Rainforest Alliance staffer Stephen Girasuolo and a team of three British filmmakers headed to Côte d’Ivoire to capture the story of cocoa farmer Adrien Koffi Kouadio. Here, we share the final piece and Girasuolo’s behind-the-scenes reflections on the making of the film.
In the final blog of our series focusing on the Tai National Park in Cote d’Ivoire, James Lomax from the United Nations Environment Program takes us through the plans for cocoa farmers living and working around the Tai National Park and what the project hopes to achieve.
In the penultimate blog of our ongoing cocoa project series, James Lomax of the United Nations Environment Program tells us about the collective effort made by everyone involved to create and secure a future supply of cocoa that has a positive impact on the unique biodiversity that is found in Cote d’Ivoire’s Taï National Park.
Cote d’Ivoirian Edmond Konan heads up Global Business Consulting Company (GBCC), a partner organisation to the Rainforest Alliance in Cote d’Ivoire, working with cocoa farmers and cooperatives to support them in achieving Rainforest Alliance certification. To mark this weekend’s International Day of Cooperatives, we’ve interviewed Edmond about his work and the importance of cooperatives in …