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Article Comparison - International Cocoa Agreement

Chapter IX
Development of a sustainable cocoa economy

Article 39
Sustainable cocoa economy

1. Members shall give due consideration to the sustainable management of cocoa resources in order to provide fair economic returns to all stakeholders in the cocoa economy, bearing in mind the principles and objectives of sustainable development contained in Agenda 21, adopted by the United Nations Conference on Environment and Development (UNCED) on 14 June 1992.

2. The Organization shall serve as a focal point for a permanent dialogue among all stakeholders as appropriate to foster the development of a sustainable cocoa economy.

3. The Council shall adopt and periodically review programmes and projects related to a sustainable cocoa economy and in accordance with paragraph 1 of this Article.

4. In doing so, the Council shall coordinate with other bodies as necessary in order to avoid duplication of effort.