Cocoa: Fairtrade Côte d’Ivoire

Cocoa from Côte d’Ivoire

The above diagram shows the living income gap for cocoa farmers in Côte d’Ivoire. As indicated by the green dot in the diagram above, household income from cocoa farming in Côte d’Ivoire is below half of a living income. The analysis shows that only 42% of farmers earn above the extreme poverty line, and only 23% above the poverty line. See the below report for full details.

Location: Côte d’Ivoire (Ivory Coast)
Year: 2018
Description: True Price executed their farmer household income method to data from over 3000 farmers. The analysis included insights in the distribution of farmer household income, the profitability of cocoa and the value added. These results were compared to the living income benchmark. Moreover, True Price completed a threshold analysis, in which we analysed under which conditions Fairtrade can help their farmers to earn above the poverty line – or even help them make a living income.