Decolonize Chocolate (Cinema Tour)

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DECOLONIZE CHOCOLATE – How a start-up is revolutionising the chocolate world 🍫🇬🇭🍫🇬🇭🍫 Chocolate has always been produced in the global North. Hendrik wants to change the situation by building a chocolate factory in Ghana: We join fairafric’s founder on his journey and explore with him why chocolate is hardly ever made in the countries where […]

Woman Power in Ghana

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Ghana is an African model country in many respects: for example, it has a stable democracy and a growing economy. Ghanaian women make an enormous contribution to this. Worldwide, the number of women and men is roughly the same (3.82 billion women / 3.89 billion men). However, it is well known that this does not […]

A bittersweet piece of politics: The Cocoa Barometer Report and its Conclusion on the Cocoa Trade

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Every year, the Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) issues the so-called Cocoa Barometer, an enormously important review of the global cocoa trade. Here we show you what can be gathered from these reports, who is responsible for it and what the outcome of the current study is for 2018. 1.What is Cocoa […]

Impact Driven Consumerism – what change can really be caused by my buying decision?

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Anyone who goes shopping nowadays will often want to have a good conscience with purchasing more expensive organic or Fairtrade food. Nevertheless one recurring thought stays and pops up the moment those fair groceries are paid and packed in: Is it going to change something? Ethically correct consumption alone will not save the world. Those […]

fairafric: now also without packaging!

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Waste. It is generated every day anew, it is visible, dirty, stinks, has to be stored and taken away and it is directly related to individual decisions and practice. Meanwhile, packaging has become a decidedly ordinary consumable. There is hardly a single person who is not exposed to packaging on the daily basis. That means […]