environmental impacts of cocoa production and

Basics

Productivity: CSC aims to increase the output-input ratio of cocoa farming and farmer incomes sustainably avoiding the substantial negative environmental and social consequences that the expansion of monoculture and deforestation forebode Stakeholders should look to such sustainable cocoa intensification for improved farmer well-being supply resilience and forest land conservation

Comparative Analysis of Environmental and Social

Bisseleua DHB (2007) Ecological social and economic determinants in cocoa production systems in southern Cameroon Dissertation to obtain the Ph D degree in the International PhD Program for Agricultural Sciences in Gttingen (IPAG) at the Faculty of Agricultural Sciences Georg-August-University Gttingen Germany

Assessment of Climate Change Impacts on Cocoa

2015-10-9Assessment of Climate Change Impacts on Cocoa Production and Approaches to Adaptation and Mitigation: A Contextual View of Ghana and Costa Rica Ashley Hutchins Ana Tamargo Caroline Bailey Yeongmi Kim International Development Studies Capstone 2015 Client: World Cocoa

Climate change could threaten cocoa production:

2018-7-10Climate models predict a possible increase in the frequency of strong climate events such as El Nio-Southern Oscillation (ENSO) which in parts of the tropics are the cause of exceptional droughts these threaten global food production Agroforestry systems are often suggested as promising diversification options to increase farmers' resilience to extreme climatic events

What is the environmental impact of cocoa production?

There are many cocoa plantations that don't use shade for example and are also not using terracing and using molasses as production for soil This should be changed – the farmers should implement GAP This is the key of environmental protection " He said Latin America lagged behind in implementing GAP because its soil was still fertile

Spatio‐Temporal Differentiation of Life Cycle

Other LCA studies on cocoa did not conduct an explicit allocation of environmental impacts between the main production and a supplementary crop at the early stages of production (Utomo et al 2016 Ntiamoah and Afrane 2008) Proper allocation of the environmental impact to shade crops adds an additional point to the discussion of nonproductive

NATIONAL ENVIRONMENTAL POLICY

2015-10-26cause detrimental impacts on human health and the environment the principles and mechanisms for integrating good environmental activities EPA Act provides framework for principles that refer to avoidance or minimization and remediation of pollution including waste reduction re-use recycling and proper waste disposal 7

Applying life cycle management of colombian cocoa

Such appraisal is based on the application of two methodological tools: Life Cycle Assessment which considers environmental impacts throughout the life cycle of the cocoa production system and Taguchi Loss Function which measures the economic impact of a process' deviation from production targets

Ghana's cocoa production relies on the environment

The link between low productivity in the cocoa sector and environmental impacts is contributing to uncertainty in the sector's long-term sustainability There is therefore an urgent need for more research policies and strategies that will help minimise the environmental impacts of cocoa production

Economics of Cocoa Production

2018-4-18the cocoa production operation 3 Failure to joint pro- duction activities as occurred in earlier studies may alter project selection Third because major problems are involved in valuing land and family labor inputs these costs frequently have been ig— nored Yet few inputs have a

chocolate: Chocolate production may be harming

2018-4-2London: Your favourite chocolates may be significantly harming the environment say scientists who found that the UK chocolate industry produces about 2 1 million tonnes of greenhouse gases in a year A study published in the journal Food Research International looked at the carbon footprint of chocolate and its other environmental impacts

Considerations for the Sustainable Production of

An assessment of the current environmental impact of cocoa production in key cocoa growing regions is an important step to identify long term restorative strategies This work will also be vital in determining what positive production schemes already exist

Cocoa trade climate change and deforestation

While cocoa production is a factor driving climate change the reverse is also true as climate change is resulting in shifts in the areas of land suitable for cocoa cultivation The impacts of climate change have been most studied in West Africa where it is thought that the area of suitable land for cocoa production will reduce significantly

Cocoa Life

By Atsu Titiati Project Coordinator for Environmental Sustainability and Policy for Cocoa Production in Ghana (ESP) Ghana supplies about 20 percent of the world's cocoa However poor agricultural practices have left this country's crop vulnerable to deforestation and resource depletion impacting its

What is chocolate's biggest environmental impact?

"The impacts from the raw materials are largely due to milk powder production while sugar and cocoa derivatives are significant contributors to some of the impacts " said the researchers University of Manchester researchers say the vast majority of milk powder impact comes at farm level

Improving the Sustainability of Cocoa Grown in West

Importance of Strong Partnerships General Mills partners with our cocoa suppliers NGOs like CARE and non-profit international membership organizations like the World Cocoa Foundation (WCF) to help improve the economic social and environmental sustainability of cocoa production in our supply chain And our sourcing team has embedded sustainability into our work with key suppliers to provide

Environmental Impacts of Rice Cultivation

This paper describes the major environmental aspects related to the cultivation of rice Rice is one of the most important agricultural products and it is cultivated in almost all countries in the world Its production requires usually large flooded areas Under these conditions many greenhouse gases are generated such as carbon dioxide methane nitrogen oxides and its derivatives

Considerations for the Sustainable Production of

An assessment of the current environmental impact of cocoa production in key cocoa growing regions is an important step to identify long term restorative strategies This work will also be vital in determining what positive production schemes already exist

What are the effects of intensive commercial

Intensive large scale cocoa production can also result in reductions in biodiversity and soil fertility soil erosion stream sedimentation and health and environmental problems associated with agrochemical application and run-off But as mentioned above most of the world's cocoa production is on small holders plots which are more

[PDF] Environmental Impacts Of Cocoa Production And

2020-6-5that cocoa production makes the largest con-tribution to the environmental impacts of eutrophication ozone layer depletion freshwater aquatic eco-toxicity human toxicity and terrestrial eco-toxicity with average contributions greater than 96%

Environmental impacts of chocolate production and

2020-7-26The raw material impacts are mainly due to milk powder cocoa derivatives sugar and palm oil The sensitivity analysis shows that the results for global warming potential are sensitive to land-use change (LUC) associated with cocoa production increasing the impact of the chocolate products by three to four times if LUC is involved

Improving the Sustainability of Cocoa Grown in West

Importance of Strong Partnerships General Mills partners with our cocoa suppliers NGOs like CARE and non-profit international membership organizations like the World Cocoa Foundation (WCF) to help improve the economic social and environmental sustainability of cocoa production in our supply chain And our sourcing team has embedded sustainability into our work with key suppliers to provide

Environmental Sustainability and Policy for Cocoa

2020-6-11The "Environmental Sustainability and Policy for Cocoa Production in Ghana" project is a partnership between the Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD) and UNDP The overall objective of the project is to create institutional systems tools and policies to rehabilitate cocoa landscapes conserve and expand forests forest buffer zones and corridors and incentivize cocoa farmers to adopt