COCOA LIFE IN INDONESIA
Indonesia is the third largest producer of cocoa beans in the world (Côte d'Ivoire is the largest, and Ghana is the second-largest). Here, 40,557 farmers from 334 communities participate in Cocoa Life. The program has been active in Indonesia since 2013.
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A STORY ON ENVIRONMENT IN INDONESIA
"WE ARE PLANTING TREES TO PROTECT COCOA COMMUNITIES AGAINST FLOODING AND REDUCE SOIL EROSION"
By Ibu Siti, farmer and Disaster Risk Unit member
A STORY ON YOUTH IN INDONESIA
"WE ARE TRAINING YOUTH TO BECOME AGENTS OF CHANGE AND MODELS FOR THEIR PEERS."
By Muhammad Sanne, Program Coordinator, Olam Cocoa Indonesia
"We believe that positive change comes from farmers and community members getting together to build plans that are based on their needs and are focused on the long term. This creates ownership and empowerment in shaping the future of cocoa. Working with our partners and the Indonesian government, we’re helping cocoa farming families create the kind of communities they want to live in, and inspiring the next generation."
Andi Sitti Asmayanti, Cocoa Life’s Country Lead for Indonesia
A STORY ON COMMUNITY IN INDONESIA
"EMPOWERED, THRIVING COCOA COMMUNITIES ARE ESSENTIAL."
By Aduma Situmorang, senior program manager of Cocoa Life program, Save the Children Indonesia