A fair deal for Ecuadorian cocoa farmers

UN Development Programme
Jan 18 · 4 min read
Photo: Charisse Kenion on Unsplash
With blockchain, profits will be shared fairly, with cocoa farmers receiving a significantly greater share than through any other method. Photos: UNDP Ecuador
Every day farmers must climb approximately an hour and a half in hot and humid or dusty conditions to their farms. Photo: UNDP Ecuador / S.Garrido
We are creating our first chocolate bar made with Ecuador’s most exclusive cocoa beans and sourced from sustainable farmers in the Ecuadorian Amazon. Photos: UNDP Ecuador
“The farmers we are sourcing from practice zero deforestation. They do not cut trees to plant cocoa and they actively work to preserve the Amazon,” says Jose Nicolas Velez, a shareholder from Hoja Verde Company. Photo: UNDP Ecuador

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