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Cote d'Ivoire | 27 February 2018
Ivory Coast cocoa farmers get relief as rains return early

Cocoa farmers in Ivory Coast, the world’s top producer, got some welcome relief in the past week with higher-than-normal rainfall across the main growing regions. It rained heavily on Wednesday nig...

Cote d'Ivoire | 2 October 2017
I.Coast freezes cocoa farmer prices due to falling rates

Ivory Coast, the world's top cocoa grower, on Sunday set its minimum rate for farmers at 700 CFA francs per kilo for the 2017-18 crop, a steep drop over the previous year, due to falling global prices...

Cote d'Ivoire | 18 September 2017
Agriculture holds the key to unlocking Africa's vast economic potential

Only the final paragraph in your article on cocoa farming causing deforestation in Ivory Coast (Forests pay price for world’s taste for cocoa, 14 September) mentioned the most fundamental thing – the ...

Cote d'Ivoire | 6 September 2017
Ivory Coast weighs cocoa tax cuts to lift farmer pay

Ivory Coast is considering cutting taxes on buying and and exporting of cocoa to allow for an increase in the minimum price paid to farmers in the upcoming season, according to a person familiar with ...

Cote d'Ivoire | 14 May 2015
Cash-strapped Ivorian farmers struggle

Poor weather has resulted in a small, low-quality cocoa crop in several of Ivory Coast's top growing regions, cutting farmers' earnings and leaving them struggling to prepare for next season, they sai...

Cote d'Ivoire | 15 May 2013
African agriculture efficiency evaluated

University of Western Australia researchers have outlined ways for 33 African countries to improve their agricultural sectors. Researchers found that agricultural efficiency differed across regions...

Cote d'Ivoire | 10 April 2013
12,000 farmers given seed to relaunch food crops

Some 12,000 farmers from 12 villages in Taï sub-prefecture, in south-western Côte d'Ivoire, are being given seed and farming tools from 8 to 12 April by the International Committee of the Red Cross (I...

Cote d'Ivoire | 4 November 2011
Ivory Coast to raise profits for coca farmers

A major restructuring of the cocoa sector is under way in Ivory Coast, officials announced Thursday in reforms they say will give a boost to the country’s growers by guaranteeing them a minim pr...

Cote d'Ivoire | 25 January 2011
Bitter taste as cocoa price soars

Chocolate lovers face the prospect of having to tighten their belts after the price of cocoa soared to a 12-month high yesterday.

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