Agriculture has destroyed 80 percent of Ivory Coast forests. The Ivorian government is now driving cocoa farmers from protected forests.
Expect more attention on countries like Kenya and Ivory Coast, with relatively diversified economies and that have avoided the commodity-induced bust
President Mahama is trying to get the economy back on track before the presidential election in November
Gold and cocoa producers will this year no longer be forced to surrender export proceeds to the central bank
Ghana and Ivory Coast want a bigger cut of world chocolate billions—why their 'CHOCPEC' tie-up could be a game changer
An OPEC for cocoa? The two countries are the kings of cocoa, but of the $100 billion chocolate products raked globally they got just $8 billion.
Angry weather: South Africa burns, as desert winds threatens world’s largest cocoa farms in West Africa
400,000 children are at risk of severe acute malnutrition in 2016, with worst drought in Ethiopia for 50 years happening right now.
A leading commodity index has dropped 22% this year, the biggest since 2008. But there are a few unlikely stars in the commodity markets
This week Tanzania will have a new leader; Ivory Coast to return an old one. And Congo's will add to his 30 years
Whichever way it turns out, with Kikwete stepping down after two terms, Tanzania will have a different man at the top.
Ghana’s rise was far more fragile than most observers acknowledged.
West African nation turned to the IMF last year as its currency plunged.
A new $75m factory is being constructed in the western city of San Pedro with a capacity to handle 75,000 tonnes of cocoa beans each year.
INSPIRATIONAL STORY: Corallo is unique in Africa, the continent that produces 73% of global cocoa-bean supply, and barely any chocolate.
Windfall for growers as world's biggest producers reaps benefits of reforms.
The Pink Foods managers were amazed when they began receiving orders for both cocoa beans and butter from a Swiss factory