PENGARUH SERTIFIKASI FAIR TRADE TERHADAP KEMAJUAN SEKTOR PERTANIAN KAKAO DI GHANA (2003-2008)

Amelia Rant, Yusnarida Eka Nizmi

Abstract


The imbalance of cocoa market had led to a disastrous impact for
producer in the lowest level, the farmers. Ghanaian cocoa farmers the majority
have complex poverty problems. The low Cocoa prices trigger a variety of social
and economic problems. This study aims to determine the effect on the progress of
Fair Trade certification of cocoa farming sector in Ghana, and role of Kuapa
Kokoo in addressing this problem.
Method applied in doing this research is description with aim to depict a
phenomenon in this case writer tries explains events relating to effect of
certificate Fair Trade on Organisation Farmer Kuapa Kokoo in overcoming
unfair trading cocoa of affecting at Ghana cocoa farmer.
Considering its strategy on the support for fair trade program for cocoa
farmers, Kuapa Kokoo farmers' role as the company in providing security against
various aspects of the Ghanaian cocoa trade. Kuapa Kokoo also cooperate in
other public companies in shaping their chocolate company Divine Chocolate is.
Implementation of fair trade and programs to farmers by Kuapa Kokoo cocoa
Ghana also faced with constraints that are not small. The main obstacle faced is
the lack of support for the Kuapa Kokoo to run kaako trade in Ghana and the
small volume of fair trade market is causing not all farmers can participate in it.
Keywords: Effects of Fair Trade Certification, Kuapa Kokoo’s Role, Ghana
Cocoa Farmer

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