This Q&A has been developed to provide guidance to certificate holders and certification bodies with regards to the Measures to Strengthen the Cocoa Sector. This Q&A makes reference to requirements in the Policy For Farm And Chain Of Custody Certification In Cocoa In West Africa published in April 2020. More information on the Audit Allocation system […]
After a two-year comprehensive analysis on the necessary evolution of certification, we have developed a set of ambitious and pragmatic approaches, fortified by advanced monitoring techniques, to improve our cocoa certification program.
After years of hard work and collaboration, we are proud to say that we have now published our new certification program, including the new the Sustainable Agriculture Standard for farmers and companies.
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This document accompanies the Rainforest Alliance 2020 Sustainable Agriculture Standard (including its two constituent parts, the Farm Requirements and the Supply Chain Requirements), which forms a
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2020 Sustainable Agriculture Standard: Farm Requirements