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CRIN’S ADEBOLA PLANS NIGERIA’S COCOA REVIVAL

CRIN’S ADEBOLA PLANS NIGERIA’S COCOA REVIVAL

Dr Patrick Adebola Has made no secret of his desire to see Nigeria come back in the cocoa sector. The outspoken Executive Director of Cocoa Research Institute of Nigeria (CRIN) says Côte d’Ivoire and Ghana…

GHANA FINALLY BUYS ELECTRONIC SCALES AMID COCOBOD RESTRUCTURE

GHANA FINALLY BUYS ELECTRONIC SCALES AMID COCOBOD RESTRUCTURE

Ghana’s industry regulator announces the introduction of tamper-proof scales. Again.COCOBOD Announced that they had concluded the procurement process to purchase 40,000 of the devices, which it says are designed to be tamper-proof. It is not…

LIBERIA’S EXPORT MERCHANTS ‘ ROLE IN POOR QUALITY REPUTATION

LIBERIA’S EXPORT MERCHANTS ‘ ROLE IN POOR QUALITY REPUTATION

By Suliman Kamara, CEO of VADEMCO Liberia’s cocoa sector has faced numerous challenges since the post-Civil War era, despite the excellent work of international donors and non-governmental organisations (NGOs) working in the sector. NGOs and…

SOCIAL CHANGE FROM ETHICAL COCOA AND COFFEE: MOKA’S STORY IN CAMEROON

SOCIAL CHANGE FROM ETHICAL COCOA AND COFFEE: MOKA’S STORY IN CAMEROON

By Erik Sanner This article is part of our FCIA Raising the Bar Column, produced by members of the FCIA exclusively for Bartalks. You can learn more about the. benefits of FCIA membership on their…

CÔTE D’IVOIRE HOPEFUL FOR EARLY START TO SEASON

CÔTE D’IVOIRE HOPEFUL FOR EARLY START TO SEASON

Côte d’Ivoire has experienced significant rainfall over the last week, leading to hopes of an early start to the main cocoa season that normally begins in October and lasts until March. The hope from farmers…

NIGERIA SWEET SUCCESS AS U.S. COCOA EXPORTS RISE 352%

NIGERIA SWEET SUCCESS AS U.S. COCOA EXPORTS RISE 352%

Nigeria’s exports of cocoa beans, whole or broken, raw or roasted, alone increased from $2.058 million in 2018 to $9.307 million in 2020, according to the International Trade Centre (ITC) trade map. Most stakeholders cite…

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