Highlights of the 2010 Tulane University Report on the Cocoa Industry
Date of publication: September 30, 2010
Source: International Labor Rights Forum
On September 30, 2010, the Payson Center for International Development at Tulane University released its fourth annual report on Oversight of Public and Private Initiatives to Eliminate the Worst Forms of Child Labor in the Cocoa Sector in Cote d’Ivoire and Ghana.
The research team from Tulane University was contracted by the US Department of Labor in 2006 to give an annual, impartial assessment of efforts to implement the Harkin-Engel Protocol and provide scientific evidence of the phenomenon of the worst forms of child labor in the cocoa growing regions of Cote d’Ivoire and Ghana.
This document compiles some of the highlights from Tulane's report.
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