The World Cocoa Foundation's 27th Partnership Meeting, which will be held June 30 – July 1 in Washington D.C., marks the WCF’'s 15th anniversary. Consequently, the organization plans to use the opportunity to reflect on its tradition of improving cocoa communities worldwide and promoting sustainability in the cocoa sector.

The upcoming meeting will also consider future trends and important developments in cocoa sustainability.

Alongside the Partnership Meeting, the World Cocoa Foundation will also host the Cocoa Sustainability Trade Fair and welcome representatives from the chocolate and cocoa industry, global retailers, cocoa-producing countries' governments, non-profit organizations, academia, research institutes and more.

Topics and highlights of the meeting will include:

  • Climate smart cocoa
  • Future generation cocoa farmers
  • Donor strategies for cocoa sustainability
  • Remarks by Mme. Massandjé Touré-Litse and Dr. Stephen Opuni
  • World Cocoa Foundation's 15th anniversary gala dinner and awards