The Cocoa Industry in West Africa: A history of exploitation

cocoa in west africa report
November 2004Ending child slaveryResponsible businessResearch reports

Anti-Slavery International.

This report provides an in-depth analysis of how cocoa is produced and how child and slave labour enter its chain of production. It relates the history of cocoa production and explores how this commodity fits within a global market. Drawing on a wide range of sources, it concludes with recommendations for consumers, the chocolate industry and governments on actions needed to address this serious problem.