World Cocoa Foundation Inc

Washington, DC   |  WWW.WORLDCOCOA.ORG

Mission

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Ruling year info

1994

Main address

1025 Connecticut Ave NW

Washington, DC 20036

EIN

54-1715875

NTEE code info

Private Grantmaking Foundations (T20)

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SOURCE: IRS Form 990

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Program 1

COCOAACTION-WEST AFRICA THE COCOAACTION STRATEGY, LAUNCHED BY THE WORLD COCOA FOUNDATION (WCF) IN MAY 2014, BRINGS THE WORLD'S LEADING COCOA AND CHOCOLATE COMPANIES TOGETHER TO ACCELERATE SUSTAINABILITY AND IMPROVE THE LIVELIHOODS OF COCOA FARMERS. COCOAACTION DEVELOPS PARTNERSHIPS AMONG GOVERNMENTS, COCOA FARMERS, AND THE COCOA INDUSTRY TO BOOST PRODUCTIVITY AND STRENGTHEN COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT IN COTE D'IVOIRE AND GHANA - THE LEADING COCOA PRODUCING COUNTRIES IN THE WORLD. COCOAACTION INTENDS TO TRAIN AND DELIVER IMPROVED PLANTING MATERIAL, FERTILIZER/SOIL FERTILITY PRACTICES AND OTHER GOOD AGRICULTURAL PRACTICES TRAINING TO 300,000 COCOA FARMERS AND EMPOWER THE COMMUNITIES WHERE THEY LIVE THROUGH EDUCATION, CHILD LABOR MONITORING, AND WOMEN'S EMPOWERMENT. COCOAACTION IS MEASURED AGAINST ADHERENCE TO AGREED-UPON KEY PERFORMANCE INDICATORS, AND PROGRESS IS PUBLICLY REPORTED ON A REGULAR BASIS. THE ACTIVITIES ENDED ON 31 DECEMBER 2020.

Expenses
$1,486,454
Revenue
$0

THE AFRICAN COCOA INITIATIVE (ACI) AND AFRICAN COCOA INITIATIVE PHASE II (ACI II) ARE PUBLIC-PRIVATE PARTNERSHIPS AMONG WCF, THE U.S. AGENCY FOR INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT, AND WCF MEMBER COMPANIES. INCREASED FARM-LEVEL PRODUCTIVITY IS A DRIVER FOR ECONOMIC GROWTH, FOOD SECURITY, ENHANCED QUALITY OF LIFE AND IMPROVED ENVIRONMENTAL SUSTAINABILITY. IN RECOGNITION OF THIS, ACI FOCUSES ON FACILITATING PUBLIC PRIVATE PARTNERSHIPS AND IMPROVED PRODUCTIVITY WHILE ACI II FOCUSES ON POOR QUALITY PLANTING MATERIAL AND LACK OF ACCESS THEREOF, AS WELL AS THE ABSENCE OF RURAL FINANCIAL SERVICES TO FINANCE FARM RENOVATION. THE GOALS OF ACI/ACI II INSTITUTIONALIZE EFFECTIVE PUBLIC AND PRIVATE SECTOR MODELS TO SUPPORT SUSTAINABLE PRODUCTIVITY GROWTH AND IMPROVED FOOD SECURITY. IN 2019, ACI II INCORPORATED ACTIVITIES FOR COTE D'IVOIRE SPECIFICALLY THEIR FEMALE MEMBERS BY PROVIDING ACCESS TO SAVINGS, CREDIT AND IMPROVED HOUSEHOLD INCOME IN ESTIMATED 934 VSLA.

Expenses
$1,079,761
Revenue
$0

GLOBAL COCOA AND CHOCOLATE COMPANIES DONATED TO HELP COCOA FARMERS AND THEIR FAMILIES FIGHT THE SPREADING CORONAVIRUS BY SUPPORTING THE NATIONAL EMERGENCY PLANS OF GOVERNMENTS IN WEST AFRICA, ASIA, AND LATIN AMERICA. IT ALSO SUPPORTED HEALTH EFFORTS IN OTHER MAJOR ORIGIN COUNTRIES, INCLUDING BRAZIL, CAMEROON, ECUADOR AND INDONESIA. THE RESOURCES WERE DIRECTED TO LEADING INTERNATIONAL RELIEF ORGANIZATIONS OPERATING IN LINE WITH PRIORITIES SET BY THE NATIONAL GOVERNMENTS, INCLUDING CARE, INTERNATIONAL FEDERATION OF RED CROSS AND RED CRESCENT SOCIETIES, AND LUTHERAN WORLD RELIEF. THE INDUSTRY RESPONSE WAS SPEARHEADED BY THE ASSOCIATION OF CHOCOLATE, BISCUIT AND CONFECTIONERY INDUSTRIES OF EUROPE (CAOBISCO), BDSI, THE EUROPEAN COCOA ASSOCIATION (ECA), THE FEDERATION OF COCOA COMMERCE (FCC) AND WCF.

Expenses
$775,000
Revenue
$0

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