Tag: cote d’ ivoire

Ghana, Cote d’Ivoire plan 21% hike on farm gate cocoa prices

Ghana and Cote d'Ivoire plan to raise the price farmers get paid for cocoa by about 21 per cent. Both countries account for over 60 per cent of the global production of the cocoa bean. Chike Nwagwu, CEO of Novus Agro, joins CNBC Africa’s Esther Awoniyi for more.

This is what shaped BRVM market this year: Nigeria’s 2019 market recap

As the year winds down, the key benchmark indices of the Bourse Régionale des Valeurs Mobilières (BRVM) market are set to end the year in negative territory. Myriam Ouattara, Portfolio Manager at EDC Asset Management joins CNBC Africa from Cote d’ Ivoire to recap activities that shaped the BRVM market in the year 2019.