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Dialogues on sustainable cocoa

In cooperation with the SAFE programme - implemented by the German cooperation agency, GIZ - and with the technical support of the European Forest Institute (EFI), is organising a series of "Dialogues on sustainable cocoa". This series will consist of three thematic virtual workshops to address the details of different requirements of the European Union Regulation on supply chains free of deforestation and forest degradation (EUDR): free deforestation, traceability and legality. The workshops include representatives from the European Commission and producer countries in Latin America and Africa.  

Implementation period: May 2024 - October 2024.

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Dialogue on due diligence in the cocoa value chain


16 May 2024.
The first workshop was organised as part of the "Dialogues on sustainable cocoa" series, with the participation of representatives from the European Commission, as well as from producer countries in Latin America - Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador and Peru - and Africa - Ivory Coast.

13 June 2024. The 2nd workshop was organised "Traceability requirements for cocoa under the EUDR".as part of the series "Dialogues on sustainable cocoa". Representatives of the European Commission and producer countries from Latin America - Brazil, Ecuador and Peru - and Africa - Cameroon - participated.

26 June 2024. The workshop "Due diligence for legal cocoa in the framework of the EUDR" was organised, which closed the series of webinars "Dialogues on sustainable cocoa". Representatives from the European Commission and producing countries in Latin America - Brazil, Ecuador and Peru - and Africa - Ghana - took part.

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