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Rick Scobey
President of World Cocoa Foundation. Passionate about poverty reduction, sustainable agriculture, and dark chocolate with sea salt.
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ICI Jun 13
What is the relation between quality and ? Our study explores factors of quality in education and their effects on the prevalence of children's involvement in hazardous tasks - read the full study here:
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Lionel Page Jun 7
Economists designing institutions for people to make better decisions. 👉 Slow feed bowl People adapting their behaviour accordingly. 👉 Dog
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Rick Scobey Jun 7
It’s time to elevate food safety on the development agenda - important read from via
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Rick Scobey Jun 7
It's been a tough week -- good to end on this note of inspiration....
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Rick Scobey Jun 7
Thoughtful and rigorous perspective (as always) from on article on child labor in cocoa
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Justin Adams Jun 7
Great conversations w both & smallholders in .Too often the voices we don’t hear when working to solve global problems-great models to both improve 👨🏿‍🌾👩‍🌾 & protect 🌳🌴
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Fred Kukubor Jun 7
Today I participated in a workshop organised by on gender integration in cocoa value chains. Interesting to have a discourse on the intervention indicators - gender blind, gender sensitivity & gender transformation. So many sociocultural notions we need to demystify!
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David Evans Jun 6
Three Reasons that Comparing Female- and Male-Headed Households Are a Bad Way to Study Gender Inequality by Kathleen Beegle and Dominique van de Walle of the
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Rick Scobey Jun 6
Kudos to a man who sees both the forest and the trees!
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David Beard Jun 6
New study: "Media freedom has been deteriorating around the world over the past decade, with new forms of repression taking hold in open societies and authoritarian states alike." h/t
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ICI Jun 6
The long and challenging journey tackling child labour in cocoa explained in this article. Efforts to scale up child labour monitoring and remediation cited as recent progress, but much remains to be done by everyone.
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Rick Scobey Jun 6
Brilliant essay on power, politics, and environmental sustainability
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Rick Scobey Jun 6
Say it ain't so ! Huge thanks for your leadership and guiding all of us towards greater understanding of and commitment to global sustainability
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Rick Scobey Jun 5
Thanks for a powerful and well research story - Child labor has no place in our supply chain
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Rick Scobey Jun 3
Wishing all those celebrating the end of Ramadan a joyful Eid al-Fitr. Eid Mubarak!
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Rick Scobey Jun 2
Hey , can you translate “locally embedded account-based accountability”- is this community monitoring?!
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Rick Scobey Jun 2
Brilliant essay from 2005: RIP Binyavanga Wainaina via
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Rick Scobey Jun 1
Huge congrats for this milestone in Chesapeake conservation
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Rick Scobey Jun 1
If you need some good news, watch this...
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WorldCocoaFoundation May 29
’s production has tripled since 2008, with exports reaching $200 million in 2016—the largest increase among the world’s top producers. What accounts for this transformation? Read on in Victor Ganoza's blog
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