Ghana’s weather agency said cocoa farmers in the world’s second-biggest producer of the beans will benefit from more moderate seasonal desert winds
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.
Less supply could bring a brief turnaround in prices for the chocolate-making ingredient
The unlikely nations topping race to grow rich from resources - Madagascar, Tanzania are stars, and Nigeria, Seychelles flop
An Ethiopian farmer of prized Arabica strain earns just a dollar for a pound of green coffee; in the UK a pound of roasted coffee fetches $19.
Flushed with election victory, bullish Ouattara says Ivory Coast to supply 50% of global cocoa by 2020
The economy will expand by as much as 9% annually through 2020, a pace that is more than twice as fast as the average in sub-Saharan Africa.
Nervous West Africa: Fearing attacks from advancing Islamists, Ivory Coasts sends forces to border with Mali
It provides a logistics base for France’s Operation Barkhane and avoided attacks that have struck Cameroon, Chad, Mali, Niger, and Mali.
The West African which produces more than 35% of global cocoa harvests, wants to establish itself in other more lucrative sectors of the industry.