March 4th, 2014
10:36 AM ET

Cocoa-nomics: Watch the documentary in full

Two years after exposing slavery in the cocoa plantations of Ivory Coast, a CNN team went back to see how the chocolate industry and the Ivory Coast government were tackling the problem. Watch the documentary, presented by Richard Quest, in full.

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  1. Bernard

    This thing called cocoa, it has a flavour of love for it and human anguish! But all is utilised by someone who is greedy, who his/her value to human dignity isn't etched in his/her mind. it is painful to still see slavery at such a time,such a century, where civilization is passing us slowly. A world that is growing to ease the tensions of racism, radicalism, rigidity and absurdness. you would not expect a human to claim riches at this time yet they are a result of slavery, it's awkwardness, it is a train of human backwarsness. it is sad. But with you,me and all those others collectively who are respector of human, who value human dignity, Slavery is dying, it is being connered, soon we'll kill a burry it.

    April 6, 2014 at 9:53 am | Reply
    • josiah jennings

      you are so right we should burry slavery and never dig it back up we need a world of peace

      December 11, 2014 at 3:29 pm | Reply
  2. adewole

    Hello I'm James writing to you from India, I'm studying here India maybe you should try and visit Nigeria about cocoa harvesting and child Labour and how much they are selling the cocoa and things farmers face and difficulty that farmers face from the middle man and please I'm a student and I helped my dad a lot on his cocoa farm and his 107 years old and still trying is best to make the cocoa farm go on. All I want is changes in Nigeria cocoa farming because is the one paying my fees now and I will love to hear from you thanks

    May 10, 2014 at 4:59 am | Reply
    • josiah jennings

      what is wrong with you bruh

      December 11, 2014 at 3:26 pm | Reply
  3. josiah jennings

    kids shouldnt be forced to work no one should this child labor is wrong the governments should abolish child labor people shold have freedom

    December 10, 2014 at 3:40 pm | Reply
  4. Neel

    I would like to request the license to show this film on our choco festival.
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    February 18, 2015 at 4:03 am | Reply
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  14. Kendall Morrow

    I am a Culinary Arts teacher in Houston, TX. I talk to my students about cooking with chocolate and we spend time discussing the ethics of how it is produced. I have used the link provided here to show Cocoa-nomics to my students, but today was unable to make it work. Is it discontinued? Is there a way I could have a reliable way of showing it? Thanks!

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