Gendered global production networks : analysis of cocoa–chocolate sourcing
Agriculture ; Andhra Pradesh ; Cocoa ; Export ; Food consumption ; Gender ; Ghana ; India ; Power ; Production network ; Quality of product ; Social geography ; Supplying ; Tamil Nadu ; Woman
This article examines gendered global production networks through analysis of cocoa–chocolate sourcing. To do so, it analyses the value chain is linking Europe and cocoa-growing regions in the Western, Eastern and Ashanti regions (Ghana
that contested gendered power asymmetries and societal ‘re-embedding’ could potential-ly contribute to economic and social upgrading of women farmers and workers, enhancing future quality cocoa sourcing.