Cocoa in Ivory Coast threatened by deforestation
19 December 2019 | 8:30 am
Bad news for chocolate lovers? Cocoa in Ivory Coast threatened by deforestation
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According to the head of the Cocoa Association of Nigeria, the output for the new season which starts in October is expected to hit between 300,000 tonnes and 320,000 tonnes - up sharply from the season just ended.
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Osun government moves to improve local processing of cocoa.
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6 Jul 2018
Nigeria's cocoa processors have reported several challenges, including high import duties in European markets and the high cost of cocoa beans.
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Over 84,000 employees have lost their jobs in the cocoa value chain industry in Nigeria. The loss is due to the extinction of about 16 out of 20 cocoa processing companies in the country.
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Ivanka Trump visits Ivory Coast cocoa farm.
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The CEO of the Ghana Cocoa Board (GCB) says Ghana and Cote d'Ivoire have agreed to set up a stabilisation fund under its new pricing mechanism for cocoa beans to support farmers should producer prices drop on the international markets. Edward George, Independent Commodities Expert joins CNBC Africa for more.
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Great attention is required to increase the quantity and quality of Cocoa production in Nigeria. It is estimated that over 4.5 million tonnes of cocoa beans is consumed annually with the prospect of the figure increasing
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