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Tearfund calls on Workplace Relations Minister to get ball rolling on modern slavery laws

NewstalkZB 28 Mar 2024
“Primarily it comes from West Africa, Cote d'Ivoire and Ghana. And there are kids who are working in the cocoa plantations instead of going to school; they're working in the supply chain so that we can purchase chocolate ... Subscribe now Subscribe now. .

Pigeon hunts need to be put out to pasture | Opinion

Sun Sentinel 28 Mar 2024
I’m a woodcock hunter. I keep in practice by shooting pigeons ... Sen ... “We had three shot down in one day at the Broxton Bridge Plantation in South Carolina.” ... These invasive aliens from Europe, North Africa and southwestern Asia disrupt native ecosystems.

Buying affordable ethical chocolate is almost impossible—but some firms are offering the next best thing

Phys Dot Org 26 Mar 2024
UP-UP surveys every worker in its supply chains and states which single-estate plantation its cocoa comes from on its packaging ... Tony's and UP-UP try to overcome transparency issues by buying from specific plantations or cooperatives.

Buying affordable ethical chocolate is almost impossible – but some firms are offering the next ...

The Conversation 25 Mar 2024
UP-UP surveys every worker in its supply chains and states which single-estate plantation its cocoa comes from on its packaging ... Most of the world’s cocoa is grown in west Africa , where more than 2 million farmers work on around 800,000 farms .

Award-winning Palm Beach mansion lists at $78.5M after undergoing extensive renovation

Palm Beach Daily News 22 Mar 2024
When the house won the Schuler Award, Kahan said the design recalls the look of 18th- and 19th-century plantation homes built by the British throughout the world — particularly those found in Asia, he said, but also in Africa and the Caribbean ... *.

International Day of Forests: Getting to know South Africa’s forests

Independent online (SA) 21 Mar 2024
Nestled within South Africa's vast expanse, natural forests and savannah woodlands cover approximately half a million hectares, representing 0.4% of the country's landmass ... While timber plantations may ...

Scientists Map the Genetic Evolution of Cacao to Chocolate

Ancient Origins 09 Mar 2024
Until now, that is. Chocolate Trail ... Dr ... cacao to new environments” ... With the climate in Europe being too cold to cultivate the plant, cacao plantations were established across Africa, which today is the largest supplier of the global cocoa trade ... Source.

The Slave Ship

Learn Out Loud 06 Mar 2024
... of Africa across the Atlantic to the New World.

Was Civil Rights Icon Paul Robeson A Victim of CIA’s MK-ULTRA?

GlobalResearch 04 Mar 2024
“wasn’t here to talk about Stalin—a matter for the Soviet people”—and was not going to argue with “representatives of the people who in building America wasted 60 to 100 million lives of my people, black people drawn from Africa on the plantations.

Ethiopia’s Adwa Legacy: A Comparative Reflection by Prof. Ayele Bekerie

Tadias 26 Feb 2024
To Ngugi Wa Thiango, under the Slave Trade, the African body is commodified, under the Slave Plantation System, Africa supplies unpaid labor that works the sugar and cotton fields, under colonialism, ...

Abolition of slavery should embrace togetherness

The Daily Herald - St Maarten 21 Feb 2024
The excitement on the plantations came when the joy of freedom with the Talking Drums of Africa and the sounds of shells echoed across the Caribbean shores with the lyrics, free at last! Free at last! ...

Ghana to expand cocoa rehabilitation with $200m World Bank loan

Business Ghana 20 Feb 2024
In 2018, Cocobod used part of a $600 million Africa Development Bank (AfDB) loan to rehabilitate aging plantations and those affected by the disease.

Clemson Extension: Cocoa for you

Index-Journal 09 Feb 2024
At that time, they had had a ride that took you through a depiction of cocoa plantations before they walked you through the production of their chocolate ... The majority of cocoa production comes from plantations in West Africa.

A Mystery Disease Hit South Africa's Pine Trees 40 Years Ago: New DNA Technology Has ...

MENA FN 09 Feb 2024
(MENAFN - The Conversation) In the 1970s and 1980s, pine trees growing in various forestry plantations in South Africa's Western Cape province began to die in patches. These trees succumbed to a ... .

TONY HETHERINGTON INVESTIGATES: I invested £40,000 in wealth firm

The Daily Mail 08 Feb 2024
Orange River Capital says it has bought a 49 per cent stake in Greengrow Capital, a medicinal cannabis plantation in South Africa ... in Greengrow Capital, a medicinal cannabis plantation in South Africa.