BENEFITING: International Rescue Committee
Many farmers in developing countries suffer fluctuating prices that may not cover the costs of producing their crop. Our fairtrade cocoa project focuses on creating a fair working environment, driving income generation and sustainable development for poorer producers. Shia has a population of 3000 and the area of NORDU has a population of 30,000. The main occupation for women over 18 is farming and the main occupation for men is cocoa plantation work.