Why The World Might Be Running Out Of Cocoa Farmers

Why The World Might Be Running Out Of Cocoa Farmers

By Eliza Barclay

West African cocoa farmers earn less than $1 a day. Those low wages could jeopardize the future of chocolate labor, as young farmers find better opportunities to earn a living, a new report warns.

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