"Hi Nicole, this is fantastic! I'd love to know more about the initiative that you are mentioning. CARE has been involved in pre-competitive initiatives in the past, and my specific experience has been around the Cocoa Action Plan of the WCF at…"
I absolutely agree. Human interest stories can be great communication tools, but also systematizing / documenting the pilot experiences to communicate compelling evidence around the positive business impact of interventions around…"
"Dear Bello and Matti,
I believe that international development agencies could also have an important role in investing resources and making alliances with the private sector or brokering alliances between the public and private sector around the…"
"Thank you Zahid for your question,
Defining a smart set of indicators that feed into the SDGs targets will be a key determinant of successful projects. Ideally, the indicators should also be effectively used internally and externally to monitor the…"
"Hi Paul, this is a really good questions, and our friend from the corporate sector can be better places to reply. I agree on the fact that the focus of the SDGs is on positive contributions rather than on the negative ones, both from the corporate…"
"Hi Bianca, this is a very good question indeed. As I said in a previous comment, I know some of the Ghana experience from my work on Cocoa Life and other projects there, and the Government if effectively organizing consulation and coordination…"
"The connection between smallholder producers and some of the SDGs is pretty obvious in some cases, while in other cases there is an indirect or optional relationship:
Goal 1: End poverty in all its forms everywhere and Goal 2: End hunger,…"
"Hi Jamal, thank you very much for your comment. I Believe that multi-sector coordination around Goal 2: End hunger, achieve food security and improved nutrition and promote sustainable agriculture should definitely help achieving…"
"HiEmily, I believe that it is a matter of multi-sector coordination among different actors around the SDGs agenda. Such spaces exist in different countries, I'm aware about Ghana for instance, and they are opportunities to demonstrate impact…"
"The SDGs can be important for helping a business think about it impacts from different stand-points or to promote specific aspects of it: as an analytical framework, leveraged for increasing internal buy-in on specific goals, and a measurement,…"
"Thank you very much Zahid. I'm Gianluca Nardi, Senior Women's Economic Empowerment Adviser in CARE Int. UK and CIUK lead on Women in Value Chains. I'm a gender and a VC specialist and I work with various CARE Corporate partners around…"
"Business can have an important role in providing technical assistance to cocoa producers in a way that is gender sensitive according to the local culture and existing constraints. For instance, trainers can learn to be gender sensitive in their…"
"Hello, I'm Gianluca Nardi, Senior Women's Economic Empowerment Adviser in CIUK.
We have seen in Cocoa Life that women have an important role in cocoa production (and also in chocolate consumption) and quality even if this crop is normally…"