ILAB in Ghana


Child Labor in the Production of Cocoa

Côte d'Ivoire and Ghana, together, produce the majority of the world's cocoa, supplying over 58% of the world's cocoa each year. Research funded by the U.S. Department of Labor shows that over 1.75 million children worked on cocoa farms in Côte d'Ivoire and Ghana in 2008-2009.