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. Read More
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The Adwuma Pa project works to reduce the risk of child and forced labor, and other exploitative labor practices by improving the economic participation and empowerment of women and girls within cocoa-producing communities in Ghana.
|$5,000,000||Cooperative for Assistance and Relief Everywhere (CARE)||11/16/2018||11/15/2022|
This project will build the capacity of the government and businesses to expand and better coordinate ongoing labor trafficking enforcement efforts in Ghana. By putting the right tools in the hands of labor inspectors, business owners, organizations providing social services and workers, the project will help promote supply chains free of exploitative labor and a fair playing field for workers in the United States around the world.
|$5,000,000||International Labor Organization (ILO)||12/11/2015||10/10/2019|
The overall objective of this project is to identify the various interventions carried out since the signing of the Declaration in 2010, assess their relative effectiveness, and measure progress towards the achievement of the various goals and targets outlined in the Declaration and Framework, including the goal of a 70 percent reduction in aggregate of the worst forms of child labor in the cocoa sectors of Côte d'Ivoire and Ghana by 2020.
|$2,999,595||National Opinion Research Center at the University of Chicago (NORC)||12/01/2015||11/30/2019|
Eliminating the Worst Forms of Child Labor in West Africa and Strengthening Sub-regional Cooperation Through ECOWAS II
This project seeks to contribute to regional and national initiatives to combat the worst forms of child labor (WFCL) in West Africa.
|$5,000,000||International Labor Organization's International Program on the Elimination of Child Labor (ILO-IPEC)||12/31/2010||04/30/2014|
This project seeks to contribute to national initiatives to combat the WFCL in cocoa producing areas in Ghana and Cote d’Ivoire.
|$10,000,000||International Labor Organization's International Program on the Elimination of Child Labor (ILO-IPEC)||12/31/2010||03/31/2015|
Eliminating the Worst Forms of Child Labor in West Africa by Strengthening Sub-Regional Cooperation Through ECOWAS
This project seeks to contribute to regional and national initiatives to combat the WFCL in West Africa
|$7,950,000||International Labor Organization's International Program on the Elimination of Child Labor (ILO-IPEC)||09/30/2009||04/30/2014|
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