The COVID-19 pandemic has had a devastating effect on lives throughout the world. So far in West Africa the governments and people have kept rates low but we mustn’t lower our guard. The situation in other cocoa producing regions, such as South America, continues to be serious.
A new social impact evaluation of the Nestlé CLMRS by the Fair Labor Association concludes that,
“Sustainable, community-based interventions are driving awareness of child labor, and creating environments that promote school participation and adult workforce participation.”