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$52 Million Investment in Education in Cocoa Growing Communities

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CocoaAction Progress Report

A report documenting the progress of alignment in CocoaAction was launched in March 2015. Read More »

2015 Partnership Meeting & Sustainability Trade Fair

“Proud of our Past, Focused on our Future.” Grand Hyatt, Washington, DC. June 30 - July 1. Read More »

WCF's 15th Anniversary

WCF celebrates 15 years of promoting cocoa sustainability. View our 15-year highlights. Read More »

The World Cocoa Foundation is helping to achieve cocoa sustainability, supporting cocoa communities, education, field programs and scientific research.

Sustainability Principles

People, Planet, Profit

We promote a sustainable cocoa economy through economic & social development and environmental stewardship in cocoa-growing communities.

Where We Work


Approximately 70% of the world’s cocoa currently comes from West & Central Africa. Most of this cocoa is grown on nearly two million small, independent family farms that are less than 2 hectares (5 acres) in size.

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The Americas

Cocoa originated in the Americas and continues to play an important role in local economies. Latin America accounts for about 13% of global production.

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Southeast Asia

Southeast Asia accounts for approximately 14% of the world’s supply. The region includes Indonesia, the world’s third largest producer, and emerging producers such as Vietnam and the Philippines.

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  • WorldCocoaFoundation

    Day 1 of #WCFPM coming to a close! Looking forward to dancing the night away at our 15th Anniversary Gala this evening!

  • WorldCocoaFoundation

    Where has today gone? Final 15 years in 15 minutes retrospective #WCFPM @WorldCocoa

  • WorldCocoaFoundation

    Day 1 of Partnership Meeting is almost coming to a close. Looking forward to the Gala Dinner tonight. #WCFPM

  • WorldCocoaFoundation

    Gender is really about men and women. Be a gender champion for the sake of cocoa families. @tawiahak @BarryCallebaut @WorldCocoa wcfpm

  • WorldCocoaFoundation

    @oxfamgb @szoen Call to Action: Everyone should be a gender champion. An issue we should all take to heart. #WCFPM

  • WorldCocoaFoundation

    #wcfpm #opportunityintl 94% of our global loan portfolio empowers women, sadly the figure for rural Africa is lower due to culture

  • WorldCocoaFoundation

    Marina Morari encourages industry to listen and harness initiative of women & create solutions to problems they identify #wcfpm @WorldCocoa

  • WorldCocoaFoundation

    Labor saving technology benefits women #cocoa farmers, says @tawiahak #wcfpm and has multiple payoffs for smallholder farmers.

  • WorldCocoaFoundation

    Today's gender score on stage: 6 women and 21 men. Which is a lot better than last year. Now for more (women) farmers on stage. #WCFPM

  • WorldCocoaFoundation

    One metric for women's empowerment is increase in women farmer organization leaders Marina Morari @BarryCallebaut @WorldCocoa #wcfpm

CocoaAction Progress Report

Read the March 2015 report outlining how CocoaAction has made progress toward alignment. Download PDF »


WCF’s 2015 Partnership Meeting & Cocoa Sustainability Trade Fair: Washington, DC.

"Proud of our Past, Focused on our Future" June 30 - July 1, 2015.  Grand Hyatt Hotel, ...


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