Corpus ID: 168511138

A touch of cocoa; Baseline study of six UTZ-Solidaridad cocoa projects in Ghana

  title={A touch of cocoa; Baseline study of six UTZ-Solidaridad cocoa projects in Ghana},
  author={Y. Waarts and L. Ge and G. Ton and J. V. D. Mheen-Sluijer},
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    Child labour (even though minimal, it occurred at project farms)
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