Bussiness

Ivorian cocoa farmers ‘barely survive’ while chocolate company profits soar

Posted by May 23, 2024

Aboude, Ivory Coast – It’s 11am in Aboude, a village in southern Ivory Coast, and Magne Akoua has already been working on his cacao farm for several hours.

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How do you find a bride? The new struggle in…

Posted by May 23, 2024

Yavatmal/Mumbai, India — On a warm Sunday afternoon in April, a group of farmers sits on a roadside bench at the intersection of the highway with their villa

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‘Why should we vote?’ India’s jute workers blame politicians for…

Posted by May 20, 2024

Kolkata, India — Amirul Laskar has been out of a job for the past three months, since the jute mill where he was employed shut operations citing losses. The

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California farmworkers cheer new housing in town scarred by mass…

Posted by May 18, 2024

Half Moon Bay, California – Almost a year and a half after a mass shooting took the lives of seven farmworkers in the town of Half Moon Bay, California, a new

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At least 8 people dead as bus carrying farmworkers crashes…

Posted by May 14, 2024

Bus was carrying 53 farmworkers when it collided with a pick-up truck in central Florida, authorities say.At least eight people have been killed after a bus car

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