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Rural workers break cocoa fruit at a farm in Medicilandia

Global Chocolate Supply Chain Tainted by Abuses in Brazil – Report

By Fabio Teixeira RIO DE JANEIRO (Thomson Reuters Foundation)  The global chocolate supply chain is tainted by the use of cocoa from Brazilian farms where human...
Child jockeys wait in line for a check up before a horse race at the Mongolian traditional Naadam festival, on the outskirts of Ulaanbaatar

Rights Groups Urge Better Treatment for Mongolia Child Jockeys

By Munkhchimeg Davaasharav ULAANBAATAR (Reuters) At the opening of Mongolia's traditional Naadam festival, red-cheeked child jockeys in brightly coloured outfits and helmets raced over the...
An artisanal miner pans for diamonds in the town of Koidu in eastern Sierra Leone

De Beers Rolls Out App to Clean Up Sierra Leone Diamond...

By Ed Stoddard JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) Global diamond giant De Beers is rolling out an app to help small-scale, artisanal diamond miners in Sierra Leone certify...
Kevork Mourad and Kinan Azmeh pose for a photograph after their performance in Beirut

War Gives Sense of Urgency to Collaboration between Two Syrian Artists

By Ayat Basma BEIRUT (Reuters) One is the grandson of an Armenian troubadour who fled to Syria in 1915. The other is a descendant of...
Coca-Cola cartons are seen in a Casino supermarket in Mouans Sartoux

Coca-Cola, U.S. State Dept to Use Blockchain to Combat Forced Labor

By Gertrude Chavez-Dreyfuss NEW YORK (Reuters) Coca-Cola Co and the U.S. State Department along with two other companies said on Friday they are launching a project...
Car manufacturers display their wares on the show floor of the North American International Auto Show in Detroit

UK Firm Pilots Using Blockchain to Help BMW Source Ethical Cobalt

By Barbara Lewis LONDON (Reuters) Automaker BMW is working with a London-based start-up to use transaction-recording technology blockchain to prove batteries for its electric vehicles will...
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