SUMMARY OF PROJECT
is a project that will gather 10 international trainees from USA and the world and 10local buddy-students that will invest in a range of activities to contribute to the question of Child Labour in cocoacultureOn a local scale, they will also support efficiency in management of cooperatives, promotion of Ivorian chocolate to localpublic and local sensitization of public on engagement for a sustainable cocoa sector in Cote d’IvoireThis project will also be a first choice response on the communication corner to demonstrate all efforts done by theGovernment of Cote d’Ivoire and all stakeholders in tackling the threat of child labour.It will especially include conception of communication tools and execution of an international communication andlobbying plan.
Duration of the project is 5 months (From mid-March to mid-May 2008 for Internships in Cote d’Ivoire and from June toJuly 2008 for international communication campaign)
Localisation and realisation of project is in Côte d’Ivoire, mainly in productive zones of cocoa and in Abidjan.Exact choice of places still need to be determinate.
Organizational partners we started contact with: Government of the republic of Cote d’Ivoire; all governmentalagencies (BCC, FDPCC, ARCC, FGCCC) involved in cocoa sector, CICG (government communication agency), ILO, UNICEF,private sector companies like ADM, SACO, and child projects like SSTE, ILO-IPEC-LUTRENA and LTTE-GTZ.
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