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    WCF February & March 2014

      PRESIDENT’S MESSAGE WELCOMING NEW LEADERSHIP                                               AND STRATEGIC DIRECTION As a private sector-supported…Read More »

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    WCF Newsletter December 2013 & January 2014

      PRESIDENT’S MESSAGE The year 2013 was very important for WCF for many reasons, not the least of which are partnerships, membership and program impact in West Africa, Latin America and Southeast Asia. Partnerships: In 2013,…Read More »

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    WCF Newsletter September & October 2013

      PRESIDENT’S MESSAGE WCF’s Partnership Meeting in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, on October 15-16 provided a great opportunity to reflect on lessons learned and changes that have occurred in Latin America’s cocoa sector since the last…Read More »

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    WCF Newsletter July & August 2013

      PRESIDENT’S MESSAGE One of the most defining periods of my life was serving as a Peace Corps Volunteer (PCV) in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Other current WCF staff and interns are also former…Read More »

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    WCF Newsletter May & June 2013

      PRESIDENT’S MESSAGE If you were able to attend WCF’s 23rd Partnership Meeting in Washington, D.C., I hope you enjoyed the range of topics and speakers covered over the two-day session. For me, the opening day…Read More »

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    WCF Newsletter March & April 2013

      PRESIDENT’S MESSAGE An especially rewarding development over the past few years has been the rapid increase in the number of Japanese companies that are members of WCF. Today, these companies represent a significant percentage of…Read More »

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    WCF Newsletter January & February 2013

    MEET WCF’S NEW CHAIRMAN During WCF’s 22nd Partnership Meeting in Zurich last October, outgoing chairwoman Anne Alonzo introduced Nicko Debenham, of Armajaro Trading Ltd., as WCF’s new chairman.  Nicko assumed office on January 1, 2013, for…Read More »

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    WCF Newsletter October & November 2012

    WCF PARTNERS WITH SWISS GOVERNMENT IN SUPPORT OF COCOA FARMERS, NAMES NEW CHAIRMAN, CELEBRATES 100 MEMBERS The World Cocoa Foundation (WCF) and the Swiss State Secretariat for Economic Affairs SECO jointly convened a cross-section of more…Read More »

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    WCF Newsletter August & September 2012

    PRESIDENT’S MESSAGE Over the past few months, I’ve been especially proud of the work done by our member companies, our partners, and staff in putting a spotlight on cocoa sustainability. In June, WCF hosted more than…Read More »

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    WCF Newsletter January – March 2012

    PRESIDENT’S MESSAGE The first quarter of 2012 has been busy at the World Cocoa Foundation.  In January, we welcomed our 2012 WCF Officers Anne Alonzo of Kraft Foods (Chairwoman), Jeff Morgan of Mars, Inc, (Vice Chair),…Read More »

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