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A staggering 40 per cent drop in funding focused on climate change adaptation, revealed by the OECD yesterday, should prompt renewed action at the Ministerial Meeting on Mobilizing Climate Finance in Washington and meetings of EU climate experts in Brussels next week.

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Women cocoa farmer. Photo: Oxfam

After more than 65,000 people took action to urge chocolate companies to do the right thing for women cocoa farmers, Mars and Nestle have made commitments to begin to tackle the inequality faced by women in their cocoa supply chains.

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Photo: Maria Daniel, a female cocoa farmer in Nigeria. George Osodi/Panos

An investigation into four countries where Mars, Mondelez and Nestle purchase cocoa has shown that many women farmers face discrimination, unequal pay and hunger, leaving the companies’ social policies exposed as weak and needing work.

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'Farmers feed us... but who's feeding the farmers?' This is an outcry of GROW campaign members for a recognition of the role and the potential of family farms.

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The companies that make your favorite chocolate bars are not doing much to support the women who grow and pick cocoa for them. You can change this.

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