The International Cocoa Initiative is dedicated to ending the worst forms of child labour and forced labour in cocoa-growing with a mandate “to oversee and sustain efforts to eliminate the worst forms of child labour and forced labour in the growing and processing of cocoa beans and their derivative products”. In order to strengthen its programme, the ICI is currently looking for consultants for activities in the Côte d’Ivoire (French-speaking) and Ghana (English-speaking) as follows (please note that terms of reference can be downloaded as indicated):
- Cote d'Ivoire: Capitalisation des expériences de sensibilisation et de développement communautaire dans le cadre de la lutte contre le travail et l'exploitation des enfants dans la chaine de production du cacao en Cote d'Ivoire. Téléchargez les termes de référence en cliquant ici.
- Ghana: Socio-anthropological research on child protection in Ghanaian cocoa-growing communities. To download the terms of reference, click here.
Please note that the deadline for applications for these consultancy positions is 15th January 2011.
Those wishing to apply should send a letter of interest by e-mail to the ICI Secretariat – firstname.lastname@example.org – stating the skills and approach they would bring to the consultation. Consultants should insert the indication “ICI Consultation Ghana/Cote d'Ivoire (delete as applicable)” in the e-mail subject line.
ICI informs us that only shortlisted consultants will be contacted.