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Better than Bitter

From: 24 Feb 2020 - 16:00 To: 24 Feb 2020 - 17:30

Better than Bitter

How Fair Trade Cocoa Coops Fight Slavery, Child Labour and Poverty.

To launch Fairtrade fortnight in Cork, UCC's Centre for Co-operative Studies and Fairtrade Ireland, in conjunction with CUBS and the Centre for Global Development UCC are delighted to announce: Better than Bitter - How Fair Trade Cocoa Coops Fight Slavery, Child Labour and Poverty.

With Arjen Boekhold (Supply Chain Social Entrepeneur and founder of Tony's Chocolonely - slavery free chocolate), Dr. Oliver Moore (UCC Centre for Cooperative Studies), Peter Gaynor (CEO of Fair Trade Ireland) and Lucy Geraty - Project and Support Officer - Fairtrade Ireland. 

Date Monday, 24 February
Time 4pm to 5:30pm
Venue Creative Zone, Boole Library, UCC

PHOTO EXHIBITION LAUNCH

Title Portraits of the Fairtrade Cocoa Process in Ghana
Date Monday, 24 February
Time 5.30pm to 6.15pm
Venue

Social Area on the Second floor of the O'Rahilly Building, UCC. 

Dr Oliver Moore from the Centre for Cooperative Studies travelled to Ghana in January to visit Fairtrade cocoa producers, and see how the Fairtrade premium is put to use. Join him and a team from Fairtrade to launch a series of portraits and photos that tell the story of Fairtrade cocoa.