For each US$ 100 customers pay for goods imported from Africa, African farmers or miners get US$ 2 or less. This is NOT fair, ethical, or civilized.
Call it free trade or capitalism, but Africans call it theft.
Barry Callebaut is a company based with headquarters in Zürich, Switzerland, the world’s largest cocoa producers and grinders, with an average annual production of 1.8 million tonnes of cocoa. I can only say that the prices they force on the producers is criminal and dirty.
People in the West must admit that they do not observe human rights and justice, other than the essential window dressing inside their countries.
This endless greed kept creating poverty and sufferings all over Africa by their Western states, companies, dealers, agents, humanitarian organizations, economic tourists, EU, expeditions, diplomatic missions, churches, academia, media, military assistance, intelligence, banks, aid programs, human rights and democracy advocates, international institutions, and African fifth column. (more…)