From the Street
Science & Tech
The struggle to boost cocoa prices in Nigeria
Farmers in Nigeria are hoping to take control of cocoa prices to improve their standard of living. Ghana and the Ivory Coast have already instituted price reforms.
Ivanka Trump visits Ivory Coast cocoa farm
Ivanka Trump visits Ivory Coast cocoa farm.
In Ghana, farmers try to boost ailing cocoa production
Cocoa farming is the first step in making the world's most popular sweet treat: chocolate. But in one top cocoa producing nation, yields have been plummeting for years. What can be done to boost production in Ghana?
Cocoa farming declines
9 Oct 2018
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.
Is debt crippling cocoa processing in Nigeria?
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.
What's behind the surge in cocoa prices?
21 Apr 2018
Kristy Leissle, author of "Cocoa," discusses cocoa's rally amid concerns about tighter supply.
Osun government moves to improve local processing of cocoa
15 Oct 2017
Osun government moves to improve local processing of cocoa.
Ondo food and cocoa processing my business point for Ondo - Jimoh Ibrahim
22 Nov 2016
Cocoa farming pulls Nigerians out of poverty
17 Aug 2016
Cocoa farming is not the easiest way to make a living in Nigeria, but more and more small farms are popping up. The drop in the price of oil has led to greater investment in the business of cocoa, which once thrived in Nigeria.
Ivory Coast aims to cash in on first chocolate factory
21 May 2016
Ivory Coast is the world's leading cocoa exporter, but farmers say they are losing out on profits from sending the beans abroad.